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Taxon: Ipomoea quamoclit L.

Genus: Ipomoea subgenus: Quamoclit section: Mina
Family: Convolvulaceae tribe: Ipomoeeae.
Nomen number: 310475
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:159. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 22-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 10 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.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Gard Dict; Hortus 3)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Haiti
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    West Tropical Africa: Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Samoa
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Galapagos Islands; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

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  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Austin, D. F. & Z. Huáman. 1996. A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas. Taxon 45:10.
  • Babu, C. R. 1977. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Bhandari, M. M. 1978. Flora of the Indian desert.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Burkill, H. M. 1985–2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  • Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [= Quamoclit pennata].
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. [= Quamoclit vulgaris].
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hara, H. Flora of eastern Himalaya. v. 1:1966, v. 2:1971, v. 3:1975
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
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  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski. 1992. Les genres Merremia et Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi). Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 37:60.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
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  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • O'Donell, C. A. 1959. Convolvuláceas argentinas. Lilloa 29:227.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932–. Flora of Suriname.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • The Missouri Botanical Garden with others. A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource).
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
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