Ipomoea pileata Roxb.
  • Fl. Ind., ed. 1820


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ipomoea pileata Roxb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001297766. Accessed on: 10 Jul 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual, twining, with ± densely retrorse hispid-pilose axial parts. Stems 1-2 m. Petiole 1.5-6 cm; leaf blade cordate-ovate, 2.5-9 X 2.5-7.5 cm, pilose, more densely so abaxially, base cordate, margin entire, apex acuminate or attenuate. Inflorescences capitate, few to several flowered; peduncle 1.5-7 cm; involucral bracts navicular, tapered at both ends, 2.7-5.5 cm, outside densely pubescent, inside long hirtellous; bracteoles oblong-spatulate, much smaller, villous. Sepals subequal, 8-10 mm; outer 3 elliptic-spatulate; inner 2 narrower, lanceolate, villous, apex obtuse. Corolla pink or purple, salverform, 2.5-3 cm; tube cylindric; limb with deltate lobes, midpetaline bands pilose. Stamens inserted near middle of corolla tube. Ovary glabrous. Capsule ± globose, 5-6 mm in diam. Seeds dark brown, 3-4 mm, glabrous or short pubescent.

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    Morphology

    A slender twiner

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    Flowers not more than 1 in. long

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    In all parts more slender than No. 8 (Ipomoea involucrata).

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    Annual, very similar to the last species.

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    Seeds ovoid, subtrigonous, 3.5–4 mm. long, black, glabrous save for traces of pubescence around the hilum.

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    Capsule ovoid, 6 mm. long, glabrous.

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    Corolla pink or white, funnel-shaped; tube 2.5 cm. long, 1.5–2 mm. wide at the base; limb about 1 cm. long and 1.5 cm. wide.

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    Sepals ovate, usually very obtuse, about 1.5 cm. long and (l.5–)7 mm. wide, similarly villous.

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    Inflorescence few to many-flowered, enclosed in a pubescent boat-shaped involucre, 2–5.5 cm. broad, the ends of which are blunter than in the last species; peduncle 1–5 cm. long; inner bracts ovate, very obtuse, up to 1.7 cm. long and 1.2 cm. wide, villous at the base.

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    Leaf-blade ovate, up to 9 cm. long and 7.4 cm. wide, acute or acuminate, cordate, pubescent; petiole 7 cm. long.

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    Stems twining, pubescent up to 1 m. long.

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    Seeds ovoid, blackish, glabrous or shortly pubescent around the hilum and sometimes on the angles.

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    Corolla funnel-shaped, pink or white with darker centre; tube up to 25 × 1·5–2 mm. at the base; limb about 10 × 15 mm., midpetaline areas sparsely pilose, mucronate.

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    Capsule ovoid glabrous.

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    Stems twining, pubescent up to 3 m. long.

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    Leaf lamina ovate, up to 12·5 × 10 cm., acute or acuminate, cordate, pubescent; petiole up to 15 cm. long.

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    Inflorescence a pedunculate involucrate head, few to many-flowered, enclosed in a 2–5·5 (7) pubescent boat-shaped involucre, 2–5·5 (7) cm. long, originating from the outer bracts, connate, with two cusps; peduncle retrorsely pilose, 1–7 cm. long; inner bracts much smaller, ovate, very obtuse, up to 1·7 cm. long, vilous at the base.

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    Sepals 3: outer ones oblong-spathulate to oblong, obtuse, more or less 10 mm. long; inner ones much narrower, lanceolate with a long and slender point, more or less 9 mm. long, all hairy outside.

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    Annual or sometimes perennial with a fusiform thick taproot, very similar to I. involucrata.

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    Twining annual or sometimes perennial herb. Leaves ovate, acute or acuminate, cordate. Inflorescence few-to many-flowered head enclosed in boat-shaped involucre, pedunculate. Outer sepals oblong-spathulate To oblong, obtuse; inner ones lanceolate with long and slender point. Corolla up to 25 mm long. Flowers pink or white with darker centre.

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    Annual or sometimes perennial herb with thick fusiform taproot. Stems twining, hairy to glabrescent, up to 3 m long. Leaves cordate-ovate, 20-100 x 15-75 mm, entire, apex attenuate-acuminate to obtuse, rounded basal lobes and sinus, thinly hairy on both surfaces; petiole pilose, 15-100 mm long. Inflorescence a few-to many-flowered involucrate head; peduncle pilose, 20-50 mm long; outer bracts connate into large, pubescent boat-shaped involucre 25-40 mm long with 2 cusps; inner bracts oblong or elliptic, obtuse, ±15 mm long. Sepals unequal, hairy; 3 outer ones oblong to oblong-spathulate, apex obtuse, ±10 mm long; inner ones much narrower, apex acute, 9 mm long. Corolla salver-shaped, pink or white with a darker centre or purple, tube slender, ±20 mm long; limb spreading, 15-30 mm wide; midpetaline areas sparsely pilose. Capsule ovoid, glabrous, 6 mm long. Seeds glabrous or thinly pubescent, ovoid, ±4 mm long, black.

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    Habitat

    Woodland, deciduous thicket, grassland, riverbanks, roadsides, rocky and sandy soil.

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    Found in open patches in rain forest, bushland, grassland and on river banks, on rocky and sandy soil. Can be a weed along roadsides and on cultivated land.

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    Distribution

    Occurs in tropical Africa, the Mascarene Islands and also in tropical Asia. Rather rare in northern Namibia, northern Botswana and Mpumalanga.

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