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Taxon: Merremia tuberosa (L.) Rendle

Genus: Merremia
Family: Convolvulaceae tribe: Merremieae.
Nomen number: 311689
Place of publication: W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. trop. Afr. 4(2):104. 1905
Name verified on: 23-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Hawaiian wood-rose   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • regretvine   (Source: Trop Flow Pl ) – English
  • Spanish arbourvine   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Spanish woodbine   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • wood-rose   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • yellow-morning-glory   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • liane-à-tonelle   (Source: F LAnt ) – French
  • liane-jaune   (Source: F LAnt ) – French
  • xixcamátic   (Source: Econ Bot 52:412) – Nahuatl
  • rosa de madera   (Source: Trop Flow Pl ) – Spanish
  • träros   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

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Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

      Other:
  • origin Mesoamerica

References:

  • 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. 1998. Xixicamatic or wood rose (Merremia tuberosa, Convolvulaceae): origins and dispersal. Econ. Bot. 52:412–422.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • 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.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Fosberg, F. R. & M.-H. Sachet. 1975–. Flora of Micronesia, Smithsonian Contr. Bot.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Llamas, K. A. 2003. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation.
  • O'Donell, C. A. 1941. Revision de las especies americanas de Merremia (Convolvulaceae). Lilloa 6:514–516.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber. 1978. Flora del Avila.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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