Ipomoea crassipes Hook.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ipomoea crassipes Hook. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001297713. Accessed on: 12 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Seeds glabrous.

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    Capsule globose, glabrous, 7–9 mm. in diameter.

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    Corolla funnel-shaped, white, red or purple and white, 2.7–5 cm. long.

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    Sepals ovate, acute or drawn out to a narrow tip at the apex, rounded or subcordate at the base, the outer 1–2.2 cm. long, 0.7–1.1 cm. wide, the inner narrower, 0.8–2.2 cm. long, 2–8 mm. wide.

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    Flowers solitary or in small heads; peduncle 2.5–7 cm. long; bracts hairy at apex or middle of peduncle, linear to ovate, foliaceous, 4–20 mm. long, 1–9 mm. wide; pedicels 0.4–2 cm. long.

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    Leaf-blade ovate, elliptic or oblong to lanceolate, 1.2–8 cm. long, 0.4–4.5 cm. wide, obtuse or acute at the apex, truncate, rounded or even very slightly hastate or emarginate at the base, covered on both surfaces with long fulvous hairs, rarely glabrous; petiole 3–10 mm. long.

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    A very variable perennial; stems several, from a woody rootstock, erect or creeping, densely and softly hirsute or glabrous.

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    Stems several, from a woody fusiform rootstock, erect or creeping, up to 1·20 m. long, slender, densely and softly hirsute or occasionally glabrous, as are all other vegetative parts, peduncles, pedicels, bracts and sepals.

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    A very polymorphic perennial herb.

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    Sepals unequal, ovate, acute or drawn out to a narrow point at the apex, rounded or subcordate at the base, the outer 1–2·5 × 0·5–1 cm., the inner narrower 0·6–2·2 × 0·2–0·8 cm.

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    Corolla funnel-shaped, white, red or white with darker purple centre, 3–6·5 cm. long, midpetaline areas distinctly margined by raised veins, shortly hairy towards the apex.

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    Leaf-lamina very variable in shape and size, usually ovate, elliptic or oblong to lanceolate, 1–11 × 0·3–4·5 cm., obtuse or acute at the apex, truncate, rounded or even very slightly hastate, emarginate or subcordate at the base, covered on both surfaces with long fulvous hairs, rarely glabrous; petiole 0·5–2·5 cm. long.

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    Flowers solitary or in small heads; peduncle 2–7 cm. long; bracts hairy at apex or middle of peduncle, linear to ovate, foliaceous, 0·3–2 cm.; pedicels somewhat thickened, 0·4–2 cm. long.

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    Seeds glabrous or nearly so.

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    Ovary glabrous.

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    Capsule globose, glabrous, apiculate.

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    Erect or creeping perennial herb. Leaves ovate, elliptic or oblong to lanceolate, base truncate, rounded or slightly hastate or subcordate, mostly covered on both surfaces with long fulvous hairs. Sepals ovate, acute or drawn out to narrow point, rounded or subcordate at base. Corolla 30-65 mm long. Flowers white, red or white with darker purple centre.

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    Nearly glabrous to hairy laticiferous perennial with brownish black, tuberous, fusiform taproot up to ±100 mm in diameter. Stems annual, several from base, usually all ultimately prostrate, up to 750 mm long. Leaves very variable in shape and size, usually lanceolate to ovate, 15-80 x 3-28 mm, apex acute to obtuse, base usually truncate to rounded, entire; petiole up to ±10 mm long. Peduncles usually 1-flowered; bracts leafy, variable in size and shape, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate-oblong, 5-20 mm long; pedicels usually shorter than 20 mm. Sepals unequal, 10-28 mm long, outer ones ovate, ± triangular or lanceolate, base often subcordate, inner ones linear. Corolla funnel-shaped, mauve to purple with lighter midpetaline areas, also pink or white with dark purple centre, 30-45 mm long, 35-60 mm wide. Capsule ovoid-globose, glabrous, apiculate, 8-10 mm in diameter. Seeds glabrous or pubescent, ±6 mm long. Flowering time September to April, mostly November to January.

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    Perennial herb. Stems annual, procumbent, sometimes decumbent. Leaves petiolate; blade usually narrowly ovate to ovate, 15-80 x 3-28 mm, base truncate, rounded or slightly hastate, both surfaces covered with long, fulvous hairs. Flowers: peduncles usually 1-flowered, bracts leafy; calyx lobes unequal, 10-28 mm long, apices acute to obtuse; corolla 30-65 mm long, mauve to purple with lighter midpetaline bands, also pink or white with dark purple centre; Sep.-Jun. Fruit an ovoid-globose capsule, 8-10 mm in diameter; seeds glabrous or pubescent.

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    Habitat

    Woodland, savanna, grassland and sandy soil.

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    Grows in bushveld and savanna but mostly in grassland on sandy soil.

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    Dry Grassland; Mesic Grassland. Savanna, grassland, sandy soil.

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