Ipomoea aculeata var. mollissima (Zoll.) Hallier f. ex Ooststr.
  • Blumea

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ipomoea aculeata var. mollissima (Zoll.) Hallier f. ex Ooststr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001299115. Accessed on: 13 Aug 2020'

General Information

Plants perennial, woody, twining, occasionally prostrate, pubescent, glabrescent. Stems terete or angular, smooth or with small hooks. Petiole slender, 3-10 cm; leaf blade ovate to circular, 5-14 X 3-10 cm, pubescent or subglabrous, base cordate, margin entire, undulate, or acutely angled, apex long acuminate, mucronulate. Inflorescences 1- to few flowered; peduncle 4-15 mm. Pedicel 0.7-1.5 cm, sometimes angular, thicker distally, clavate in fruit, to 2 cm, recurved. Flowers nocturnal. Sepals slightly unequal, outer 2 longer, 1.2-1.8 cm, enlarged in fruit, broadly elliptic to circular, thinly leathery, apex rounded to emarginate, mucronulate. Corolla white, greenish outside, salverform, 12-17 cm; limb 8-10 cm in diam. Stamens minutely exserted; filaments inserted near mouth of tube, ca. 2 mm, base pubescent. Pistil slightly exserted; ovary glabrous. Stigma 2-lobed. Capsule at first enclosed by sepals that later reflex, ovoid, ca. 1.5 cm, apiculate, 4-valved. Seeds 6-8 mm, densely gray-brown woolly. Fl. Sep-Oct, fr. Sep-Oct.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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