Ipomoea stolonifera (Cirillo) J.F. Gmel.
  • Syst. Veg.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ipomoea stolonifera (Cirillo) J.F. Gmel. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001297264. Accessed on: 10 Jul 2020'

General Information

Vines; stems trailing and rooting at the nodes, perennial, glabrous. Leaves variable in shape, often linear, lanceolate, ovate to oblong and the margins entire or undulate all on the same plant, 1.5-4(-8) cm long, the size varying greatly with habitat, basally obtuse, truncate to cordate, apically obtuse, emar- ginate or occasionally 2-lobed, glabrous. Flowers usually solitary in leaf axils; sepals oblong, the inner sepals 10-15 mm long, the outer sepals shorter, acute to obtuse, mucronulate, glabrous, subcoriaceous; corollas with the limb white, the throat apically yellow and basally purple, 3.5-5 cm long. Fruits capsular, globular, rarely ovoid, 10 mm in diameter; seeds light brown, short-tomentose and with longer comose trichomes on the margins.

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    Morphology

    Flowers pure white with a purple centre, 2 in. across the open limb.

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    Stems slender, glabrous, from a perennial tuberous root, creeping and sending up short leafy branchlets

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    Perennial glabrous herb from a stout tuberous root.

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    Stems trailing widely on the sands of seashore or running just beneath the surface, sending up short erect leaf branches, rooting at the nodes, glabrous.

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    Capsule globose, glabrous.

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    Seeds short tomentose or with longer hairs along the edges.

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    Leaf lamina very variable in shape, thick, rather fleshy, often of various forms on the same plant, linear, lanceolate, ovate or oblong, entire or 3–5-lobed, 1·5–5 × 1–3 cm., obtuse, truncate or cordate at the base, obtuse or emarginate to 2-lobed at the apex; petiole 0·4–4 cm. long.

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    Inflorescences 1–3 flowered; peduncle 10–15 mm. long; pedicels 8–15 mm. long, accrescent in fruit; bracts minute, linear, 2–3 mm. long.

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    Sepals unequal, inner ones 10–15 mm. long, outer ones shorter, all oblong, acute or obtuse, mucronulate, glabrous, subcoriaceous.

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    Corolla funnel-shaped, white or pale yellow with a purple centre, 3–5 cm. long, glabrous.

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    Habit

    Vines

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    Distribution

    pantropical, but it occurs mostly in Atlantic coastal areas.

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      Bibliography

     Information From

    Convolvulaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    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
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FWTA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • D The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew