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Taxon: Ipomoea pandurata (L.) G. Mey.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Eriospermum
Section: Eriospermum
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 311672
Place of publication: Prim. fl. esseq. 100. 1818
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • bigroot morning-glory  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • man-of-the-earth  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • manroot  (Source: F Carolin) - English
  • wild potato-vine  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • wild sweet-potato-vine  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Kansas (e.), Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n. & c.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Austin, D. F. 2011. Indian potato ( Ipomoea pandurata, Convolvulaceae)—a record of confusion. Econ. Bot. 65(on-line):1-14.
  2. Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas (Taxon) 45:9.
  3. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  4. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  11. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  14. Mohlenbrock, R. H. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois. (F IllMohl)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  17. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  18. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  19. Wofford, B. E. & R. Kral Checklist of the vascular plants of Tennessee. 1993 (L Tenn)
  20. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Ipomoea pandurata (L.) G. Mey. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311672. Accessed 18 November 2018.