Taxon: Ipomoea biflora (L.) Pers.

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Quamoclit
Section: Orthipomoea
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 465061
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 1:183. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Econ Pl Aust, as I. plebeia)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi ; Mozambique ; Zambia ; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana ; Namibia ; South Africa ; Swaziland
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Northern Territory

References:

  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Staples, G. W. & C. E. Jarvis 2006. Typification of Linnaean plant names in Convolvulaceae (Taxon) 55:1020.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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