Ipomoea aquatica Forssk.
  • Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.
  • campainha-d'água


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ipomoea aquatica Forssk. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001296661. Accessed on: 09 Jul 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual, terrestrial and repent or floating; axial parts glabrous. Stems terete, thick, hollow, rooting at nodes. Petiole 3-14 cm, glabrous; leaf blade variable, ovate, ovate-lanceolate, oblong, or lanceolate, 3.5-17 X 0.9-8.5 cm, glabrous or rarely pilose, base cordate, sagittate or hastate, occasionally truncate, margin entire or undulate, apex acute or acuminate. Inflorescences 1-3(-5)-flowered; peduncle 1.5-9 cm, base pubescent; bracts squamiform, 1.5-2 mm. Pedicel 1.5-5 cm. Sepals subequal, glabrous; outer 2 ovate-oblong, 7-8 mm, margin whitish, thin, apex obtuse, mucronulate; inner 3 ovate-elliptic, ca. 8 mm. Corolla white, pink, or lilac, with a darker center, funnelform, 3.5-5 cm, glabrous. Stamens unequal, included. Pistil included; ovary conical, glabrous. Stigma 2-lobed. Capsule ovoid to globose, ca. 1 cm in diam., woody, tardily dehiscent or ?indehiscent. Seeds densely grayish pubescent, sometimes glabrous. 2n = 30*.

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    3. Ipomoea aquatica Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.44 (1775). Holotipo: Egipto, Forsskål s.n. (C!). Ilustr.: Ooststroom, Fl. Malesiana 4(4): 475, t. 48 (1953).

    Por D.F. Austin, J.A. McDonald y G. Murguía-Sánchez.

    Ipomoea reptansauct. non Convolvulus reptans L.

    Hierbasrastreras o ascendentes; tallos c. 5 m o más largos, suculentos, huecos,terrestres o flotantes. Hojas 4-12 cm, hastadas, el lobo terminal anchamentetriangular o lanceolado, los lobos basales más pequeños, glabrescentes, elápice agudo u obtuso. Inflorescencias de flores solitarias o pocas en cimas.Flores 1-3; sépalos 6-7 mm, más o menos iguales, obtusos o más o menos agudos,glabros; corola 4-5 cm, infundibuliforme, el limbo y el tubo blancos o lila,glabra. Cápsulas 8-10 mm, ovoides a globosas; semillas 1-4, 4-8 mm, pardas, puberulentaso glabras. B (Dwyer y Spellman, (1981): 183); H (Standleyy Williams, (1970): 49); CR (Hammel y Pérez 24406, MO); P (Dunlap 404, F). 0-10 m. (Nativa de Asia; introducida en los trópicos.)

    Ipomoea aquatica es cultivada, tal vez naturalizada. Se usa más o menos como espinaca.

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    Ipomoea aquatica Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 44. 1775.

    Trepadoras perennes; tallos procumbentes en terrenos húmedos o flotando, huecos, con raíces en los nudos, glabrescentes. Hojas en su mayoría hastadas a sagitadas, 4–12 cm de largo y 1–4 cm de ancho, el lobo terminal estrechamente triangular a lanceolado, los lobos basales más pequeños y patentes o casi ausentes, agudas hasta acuminadas en el ápice, glabrescentes. Inflorescencias cimosas o las flores solitarias; sépalos ovado-oblongos, subiguales, 6–7 mm de largo, obtusos a subagudos, mucronados, glabros; corola infundibuliforme, 4–5 cm de largo, glabra, purpúrea o blanca. Frutos ovoides a globosos, 8–10 mm de largo y 6–8 mm de ancho, glabros; semillas ovoides, 4–5 mm de largo, densamente gris pubescentes a glabras.

    No se conocen colecciones de Nicaragua; Belice, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panamá hasta Sudamérica, también en las Antillas; introducida del Viejo Mundo. El nombre Ipomoea reptans (L.) Poir. fue usado erróneamente para este taxón en la Flora of Guatemala.

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    Vines; stems hollow, rooting at the nodes, procumbent on wet ground or floating on water, glabrate. Leaves mostly hastate, the terminal lobe narrowly triangular or lanceolate, the basal lobes smaller and spreading or almost absent, 4-12 cm long, apically acute or obtuse, glabrescent. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered cymnes, the inflorescence glabrous; sepals ovate-oblong, subequal, 7 mm long, obtuse or subacute, mucronulate, glabrous; corolla white or purple, 4-5 cm long, funnelform. Fruits capsular, ovoid to globose, 8-10 mm long; seeds densely soft-pilose or glabrous.

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    Hierba hasta al menos 0.5 m, ± erecta (en los ápices florales); tallos rastreros y (a veces) flotantes, suculentos y huecos, glabros, con raíces en los nudos. Hojas 8–11.5 X 3.5–5.5 cm, angostamente lanceoladas, ± sagitadas en la base, agudas a acuminadas en el ápice, no lobuladas, glabras en ambas caras. Infls. de 1–3 fls.; pedúnculo 1–2.5 cm, cilíndrico, hirsuto a glabrescente; brácteas ca. 1 mm, caedizas. Fls. con los sépalos ± iguales, 6–8 mm, angostamente lanceolados, acuminados y romos a diminutamente mucronatos en el ápice, glabros, el margen membranáceo a indistintamente hialino; corola blanca, ca. 40 mm, en forma de trompeta, glabra por fuera; estigmas bilobulados. Frs. ca. 1 cm, ovoides, glabros; semillas blanco grisáceo, puberulentas.

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    Morphology

    Pale or dark red-purple flowers 2-3 in. long.

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    Nearly glabrous, stems hollow, from a stout woody stock, trailing on mudand rooting at the nodes

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    Seeds densely pubescent.

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    Capsule globose, 8–10 mm. in diameter.

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    Corolla funnel-shaped with a narrow tube, purple or pink or white with a deeper centre, (2.5–)4.5–7.5 cm. long.

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    Sepals ovate or ovate-elliptic, 6–12 mm. long, 3–6 mm. wide, blunt or ± acute, sometimes ± tuberculate, margins thin and pale.

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    Peduncle 1–few-flowered, 1–14 cm. long; pedicels 2–6.5 cm. long.

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    Annual or perennial herb; stems prostrate or floating, thick, semi-succulent, 2–3 m. long, rooting at the nodes, glabrous.

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    Leaf-blade very variable, narrowly to broadly triangular or linear-oblong, 3–15 cm. long, 0.5–9 cm. wide, acute, acuminate or rarely obtuse at the apex, truncate, cordate or rarely rounded at the base or sagittate to hastate; petioles 3–25 cm. long.

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    Seeds densely pubescent.

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    Corolla funnel-shaped with a narrow tube, purple or pink or white with a deeper centre, 4–10·5 cm. long.

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    Capsule globose, glabrous.

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    Sepals ovate or ovate-elliptic 6–12 mm. long, blunt or more or less acute, sometimes more or less tuberculate, margins thin and pale.

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    Inflorescence 1-few-flowered; peduncle 1–14 cm. long, glabrous; pedicels 2–6·5 cm. long, glabrous; bracts minute, narrow, acute, 1·5–2 mm. long.

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    Leaf lamina very variable in shape and size, ovate, triangular, ovate-oblong, lanceolate or linear, 3–15 × 1–10 cm., acute, acuminate or rarely obtuse at the apex, truncate, cordate or rounded at the base or sagittate to hastate, entire or coarsely dentate; petiole 3–25 cm. long, thick, glabrous.

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    Annual or perennial herb.

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    Stems several from a stout woody base, prostrate or floating, thick, semi-succulent, 2–3 m. long, rooting at the nodes glabrous or hairy at the nodes.

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    Glabrous perennial or sometimes annual herb. Stems many from a woody base, thick, semisuc-culent, terete or striate, hollow or spongy, rooting at nodes, trailing on mud or floating on water, up to 3 m long, sometimes hairy at nodes. Leaves very variable, ovate to triangular or linear, 30-150 x 10-90 mm, apex acute to obtuse, base truncate, cordate to hastate and auriculate, margin entire or dentate; petiole thick, 30-250 mm long. Peduncles axillary, 10-140 mm long, cymosely 1- to few-flowered; pedicels 20-65 mm long; bracts narrow, acute, 1.5-2 mm long. Sepals coriaceous with thin, pale margins, sometimes verrucose, subequal, ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, obtuse or acute, 6-12 mm long. Corolla funnel-shaped, purple, pink or white, often with a purple eye, rarely entirely white, 25-75 mm long, limb 45-50 mm in diameter, narrow tube somewhat constricted at place of insertion of filaments. Capsule ovoid, 8-10 mm long. Seeds densely pubescent.

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    Habit

    Vines

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    Habitat

    Grows in swampy places, on muddy river banks, at pond margins, in shallow water, often in seasonal swamps in semidesert country, also in rice-fields.

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    Distribution

    A native of the Old World tropics, it now occurs in the West Indies, Guatemala, British Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and northern South America.

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    Found in northern Namibia, northern Botswana and northern KwaZulu-Natal.

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Southern America Brazil Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso do Sul

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    campainha-d'águaPortuguese
    corriola-d'águaPortuguese
    YôsaiPortuguese

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