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
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 (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as I. marginata)
  • Weed: (fide Fragm FGeob 37:103. 1992, as I. marginata)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Zaire
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland


  • 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.


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