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Taxon: Ipomoea cordatotriloba Dennst. var. cordatotriloba

Genus: Ipomoea subgenus: Eriospermum section: Eriospermum series: Batatas
Family: Convolvulaceae tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 418177
Name verified on: 13-Mar-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Oct-2007
No species priority site assigned.


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Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sweet-potato   (based on results of arrested embryo development Euphytica 16:73. 1967)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Abel,W. E. & D. F. Austin. 1981. Introgressive hybridization between Ipomoea trichocarpa and Ipomoea lacunosa (Convolvulaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 108:231–239. [as Ipomoea trichocarpa Elliott].
  • Austin, D. F. 1988. Nomenclatural changes in the Ipomoea batatas complex (Convolvulaceae). Taxon 37:185.
  • Lebot, V. 2010. Chapter 3. Sweet Potato. P. 104 in: Bradshaw, J. E., ed., Handbook of Plant Breeding. Root and Tuber Crops. 7. [as "Ipomoea Trichocarpa" Elliott, a diploid species].
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. [as Ipomoea trichocarpa Elliott].
  • Wedderburn, M. M. 1967. A study of hybridisation involving the sweet potato and related species. Euphytica 16:69–75. [as Ipomoea trichocarpa Elliott].


Check other web resources for Ipomoea cordatotriloba Dennst. var. cordatotriloba:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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