Taxon: Ipomoea sagittifolia Burm. f.

Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Eriospermum
Section: Erpipomoea
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 465060
Place of publication: Fl. indica 50. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (as I. marginata)
  • Weed: (as I. marginata)

Distributional Range:


    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    • CHINA: China [Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]


  1. Staples, G. W. & F. Jacquemoud 2005. Typification and nomenclature of the Convolvulaceae in NL Burman's Flora Indica, with an introduction to the Burman collection at Geneva (Candollea) 60:445-467.

Check other web resources for Ipomoea sagittifolia Burm. f. :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 25 April 2018.