Solanum ipomoea Sendtn.
  • "Sendtn. and Sendtn., Fl. Bras. (Martius) 10: 50. 1846., 1846."


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Solanum ipomoea Sendtn. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001028703. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2020'

General Information

Liana festooning in shrubs; twigs slender, flexuous, velutinous withi dendritic hairs but glabrescent. Leaves to 10 cm long, cordate, the margins slightly revolute, above with scattered simple and dendritic hairs, beneath velutinous with copious, erect, dendritic hairs; petiole 1.5-3 cm long, pubescent on the distal portion; minor leaves wanting on material seen but tomentose axillary buds present. Inflorescence terminal, perhaps becoming opposite the leaves or axillary, a pendant, several- to many-flowered open panicle to 60 cm long, the peduncle velutinous with internodes 1-4 cm long, the basal portion with foliose bracts gradually reduced in size to about 2/3 the length, the racemes long-stalked (5-25 mm), the cincinnus terminal and congested; pedicels slender, 4 mm long, tomentose on the lower half, obconical above, articulating at the base. Flotwers with the calyx drying russet-brown, 3 cm long, glabrate, lobed 1/3 the way down, the lobes obtuse; corolla ?pink, lobed nearly to the base, the lobes 6-7 mm long, lanceolate, thick, farinose outside and with occasional dendritic hairs; anthers opening by large terminal pores. Fruit not seen.

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    Habit

    Liana

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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      Bibliography

     Information From

    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    SolanaceaeSource.org
    http://solanaceaesource.org/
    PBI Solanum Project. 2017. Solanaceae Source. Jan.31st, 2015. http://www.solanaceaesource.org/.
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