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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America.

[KBu]

Wood, J.R.I., Carine, M.A., Harris, D. et al. 2015. Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in Bolivia. Kew Bulletin 70: 31. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-015-9592-7

Type
Type: Ker Gawler, Bot. Reg. 4: t. 335, designated by A. Mcdonald (1994: 110).
Morphology General Habit
Scrambling perennial herb, stems with soft fleshy spines and bluish-green bloom but otherwise glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate, 10 – 32 × 10 – 32 cm, mostly 3-lobed to about halfway but sometimes ovate-orbicular, apex shortly acuminate, obtuse and mucronate, base cordate with rounded auricles, margin irregularly dentate with scattered teeth, both surfaces glabrous; petioles 5 – 14 cm, armed with soft fleshy spines
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in long-pedunculate axillary cymes; peduncles 5 – 15 cm, armed with soft fleshy spines; bracteoles 5 – 10 × 2 mm, oblong, mucronate, caducous; secondary peduncles 1.5 – 3 cm; pedicels 1 – 4 cm, markedly thickened upwards, armed with soft fleshy spines below, glabrous upwards, often purplish-brown; sepals subequal, 8 – 10 mm at anthesis (accrescent to 16 mm in fruit), ovate, acute, concave, glabrous (or in central America with soft fleshy spines), purplish-brown with scarious margins; corolla 4 – 5 (– 6) cm long, funnel-shaped, pink, glabrous, limb c. 2.5 cm diam. Capsule subglobose, 15 mm long, glabrous; seeds 7 × 5 mm, woolly, nearly black
Ecology
Widely distributed but scattered and never common throughout tropical America north to Mexico. Possibly not native in Bolivia but well naturalised in a few locations around the fringes of the Chaco, where it grows in disturbed bushy country.
Conservation
On the basis of its extent of occupancy this species is of Least Concern (LC). However populations are few and small (here as elsewhere in South America) and further studies are needed to confirm its status.
Note

Bolivian specimens of Ipomoea setosa and all those we have seen from South America except from Ecuador differ from the lectotype in having glabrous sepals. They always have 3-lobed leaves and the corolla is relatively small, being 4 – 7 cm long. The name I. setosa var. pavonii can be used for these. Specimens seen from Ecuador and Costa Rica are similar to the type while those from Mexico are very different in appearance having sepals densely covered in soft spines, a large corolla up to 10 cm long and 5-lobed leaves.

An annual species flowering mainly towards the end of the rainy season from February to June.

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Illinois, Jamaica, Japan, Philippines, Texas

Ipomoea setosa Ker Gawl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 15, 2012 Ducke, A. [2544], Brazil K000944402
Oct 15, 2012 Ducke [2544], Brazil K000944401
Jan 1, 1979 Spruce, R. [6498] K000395034
Hinton, G.B. [12613], Michoacán K000465359
Hinton, G.B. [9896], Guerrero K000465358

First published in Bot. Reg. 4: t. 335 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Funez, L.A. & al. (2017). Fifty-five new records of vascular plants, and other discoveries for the flora of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 221-275.
  • Wood, J.R.I., Carine, M.A., Harris, D., Wilkin, P., Williams, B. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in Bolivia Kew Bulletin 70(31): 1-124.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Staples, G.W., D.F. Austin & R. Simao-Bianchini (2012). Disposition of the names published by A. Peter in Convolvulaceae Taxon 61: 671-679.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Bianchini, R.S., Ferreira, P.P.A. in Forzza, R.C. et al. (2010). Convolvulaceae Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
  • Austin, D. F. & M. Costea in Zuloaga, F. O., O. Morrone, & M. J. Belgrano (2008). Convolvulaceae Catálogo de las plantas vascualres del Cono Sur 2: 1936-1966. Missouri Bot. Garden.
  • Austin, D.F. in Stevens, W.D. & al. (eds.) (2001). Convolvulaceae Flora de Nicaragua 1: 653-679. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. in Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: i-x, 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Austin, D.F. & Huáman, Z. (1996). A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas Taxon 45: 3-38.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • McDonald, Andrew (1994). Convolvulaceae Flora de Veracruz 77: 1-133. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Kartesz, J.T. in Kartesz, J.T. (1994). Convolvulaceae A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland: 217-221. Timber Press.
  • McPherson, G. [w/ D.F. Austin] in Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Convolvulaceae Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 365-374. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Austin, D. F. (1982). Flora of Ecuador 15: 3-99. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Austin, D.F. in Lasser, T. (1982). Convolvulaceae Flora de Venezuela 8(3): 15-226. Fundación Educación Ambiental.
  • Austin, D.F. (1975). Convolvulaceae Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 62: 157-224.
  • Standley, P.C. & Williams, L.O. (1970). Convolvulaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series 24 (9: 1,2): 4-85. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Heine, H. in Hutchinson, J. & Dalziel, J.M. (1963). Convolvulaceae Flora of West Tropical Africa, second edition 2: 335-352 + 496. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations.
  • Meisner, C.F. in Martius, C.F.P.von & auct. suc. (eds.) (1869). Convolvulaceae Flora Brasiliensis 7: 199-370.
  • Grisebach, A.H.R. in Grisebach, A. H. R. (1862). Convolvulaceae Flora of the British West Indian Isands: 466-476. Lovell Reeve.

Not accepted by

  • Hallier, H. (1897). Bausteine zu einer Monographie der Convolvulaceen. 6. Die Gattung Calonyction Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 5: 1020-1052. l'Herbier Boissier. [Cited as Calonyction setosum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Funez, L.A. & al. (2017). Fifty-five new records of vascular plants, and other discoveries for the flora of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 221-275.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Bianchini, R.S., Ferreira, P.P.A. in Forzza, R.C. et al. (2010). Convolvulaceae Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
  • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Austin, D. F. & M. Costea in Zuloaga, F. O., O. Morrone, & M. J. Belgrano (2008). Convolvulaceae Catálogo de las plantas vascualres del Cono Sur 2: 1936-1966. Missouri Bot. Garden.
  • Austin, D.F. & Huáman, Z. (1996). A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas Taxon 45: 3-38.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • McDonald, Andrew (1994). Convolvulaceae Flora de Veracruz 77: 1-133. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Standley, P.C. & Williams, L.O. (1970). Convolvulaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series 24 (9: 1,2): 4-85. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Shinners, L. in Correll, D.S. & M.C Johnston (1970). Convolvulaceae Manual of the vascular plants of Texas: 1241-1261. Texas Research Foundation.
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Grisebach, A.H.R. in Grisebach, A. H. R. (1862). Convolvulaceae Flora of the British West Indian Isands: 466-476. Lovell Reeve.

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