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Taxon: Ipomoea violacea auct.

Synonym of Ipomoea tricolor Cav.

Genus: Ipomoea subgenus: Quamoclit section: Tricolor
Family: Convolvulaceae
Nomen number: 406360
Comment: non Ipomoea violacea L., an accepted name
Name verified on: 28-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Mar-2007
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:


  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969 [accepts].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Manitz, H. 1977. Was ist Ipomoea violacea L.? Feddes Repert. 88:265–271.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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