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Taxon: Ipomoea lacunosa L.

Genus: Ipomoea subgenus: Eriospermum section: Eriospermum series: Batatas
Family: Convolvulaceae tribe: Ipomoeeae.
Nomen number: 20182
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:161. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 09-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jul-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • white morning-glory   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • white-star   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
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Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sweet-potato   (fide Acta Hort 583:81. 2002)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman. 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas. Taxon 45:8.
  • Austin, D. F. 1978. The Ipomoea batatas complex - I. Taxonomy. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 105:120.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Duncan, T. M. & M. D. Rausher. 2013. Morphological and genetic differentiation and reproductive isolation among closely related taxa in the Ipomoea series Batatas. Amer. J. Bot. 100:2183–2193.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Lebot, V. 2010. Chapter 3. Sweet Potato. 7:97–125 In: Bradshaw, J. E., ed., Handbook of Plant Breeding. Root and Tuber Crops. 7. 7:97–125.
  • Nimmakayala, P. et al. 2011. Ipomoea. 7:123–132 In: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, industrial crops. 7:123–132.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Wofford, B. E. & R. Kral. 1993. Checklist of the vascular plants of Tennessee.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
  • Zhang, B. Y. et al. 2002. Production of fertile interspecific somatic hybrid plants between sweetpotato and its wild relative, Ipomoea lacunosa. Acta Hort. 583:81–85.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?20182 (21 October 2014)

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