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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Twining or prostrate herbs or shrubs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in axillary pedunculate usually bracteate cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals equal or unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped, obscurely lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens and style included
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 2-celled, with 4 ovules; style filiform; stigmas 2, mostly elliptic or oblong
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 2-celled, 4-seeded.
Distribution
Some 100 species, mainly American, but a few in the Old World tropics.

[FTEA]

Convolvulaceae, B. Verdcourt (East African Herbarium). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Twining or prostrate herbs or shrubs, rarely erect, mostly hairy (often stellately in extra-African forms)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in axillary, usually peduncled cymes, or capitate or solitary; inflorescences usually bracteate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, equal or unequal with the 2 outer ones often large
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped,obscurely lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens and style included
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary 2-locular, 4-ovuled; style simple, filiform; stigmas 2, elliptic or oblong, rarely globose or filiform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 2-locular, 4-seeded
Distribution
A large genus of about 120 species, mainly American, a few in tropical Africa, Asia and Australia
Note
This genus is very close to Convolvulus and there is no universal distinguishing character. Since however the species are mostly extra-African it would not be wise to sink the genus after study of only a few species.

[FZ]

Convolvulaceae, Maria Leonor Gonçalves. Flora Zambesiaca 8:1. 1987

Morphology General Habit
Herbaceous to woody twining or prostrate herbs or shrubs, rarely erect, mostly hairy, with 2–3-armed hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves variable, entire often cordate at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences usually bracteate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in axillary usually pedunculate cymes, or capitate or solitary; bracteoles small, linear to lanceolate or the outer ones larger, foliaceous; pedicels very short or flowers sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, equal or unequal with the 2 outer ones often large.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla small to medium-sized, funnel-shaped or campanulate, blue, mauve or pink, rarely white, obscurely 5-lobed; midpetaline areas distinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens included; filaments linear; anthers oblong; pollen smooth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk small or absent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary bilocular, 4-ovuled; style simple, filiform, included; stigmas 2, elliptic or oblong, more or less flattened, rarely globose or filiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, bilocular, 4-seeded or less by abortion.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds usually glabrous.

Doubtfully present in:

Bermuda, Easter Is.

Native to:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Senegal, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Illinois, Korea, Marquesas, Missouri, Pakistan, Tennessee

Jacquemontia Choisy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 1998 Silva, M.A. [3044], Brazil K000945456
Jan 1, 1991 Souza, V.C. [H 50258], Brazil K000945342
Jan 1, 1988 Paula, J.E. [1304], Brazil K000945446
Jan 1, 1986 Silva, M.F.F. [1172], Brazil K000945335
Oct 29, 1980 Fevereiro, P.C. [346], Brazil K000945452
Jan 1, 1934 Burchell [8170], Brazil K000945435
Jan 1, 1932 Glaziou, A.F.M. [13017], Brazil K000945434
Jan 1, 1781 Carvalho, A.M. [1578], Brazil K000945345
Harley, R.M. [18892], Brazil K000945337
Harley, R.M. [21232], Brazil K000945340
Harley, R.M. [21219], Brazil K000945341
Harley, R.M. [26485], Brazil K000945343
Harley, R.M. [22710], Brazil K000945428
Harley, R.M. [22542], Brazil K000945444
Lindeman, J.C. [3261], Brazil K000945453
Fevereiro, V.P.B. [20], Brazil K000945448
Fevereiro, V.P.B. [M120], Brazil K000945449
Martinelli, G. [13304], Brazil K000945440
Giulietti, A.M. [CFSC7784], Brazil K000945454
Giulietti, A.M. [3301], Brazil K000945433
Ganev, W. [3295], Brazil K000945427
Souza, V.C. [5199], Brazil K000945455
Sakuragui, C.M. [CFCR15081], Brazil K000945445
Queiroz, L.P. [3839], Brazil K000945430
Queiroz, L.P. [1107], Brazil K000945426
Pirani, J.R. [18485], Brazil K000945442
Furlan, A. [CFCR460], Brazil K000945443
Coradin, L. [6539], Brazil K000945438
Carvalho, A.M. [1781], Brazil K000945344
Roque, N. [CFCR14981], Brazil K000945339
Gomes, A.P.S. [4], Brazil K000945334
Sales, M. [618], Brazil K000945450
Irwin, H.S. [25578], Brazil K000945338
Agra, M.F. [1272], Brazil K000945447
Figueiredo, L.S. [492], Brazil K000945431
Pickersgill, B. [RO72-392], Brazil K000945439
Andrade, W.M. [109], Brazil K000945432
Melo, M.R.C.S. [160], Brazil K000945451
Araújo, A. [2], Brazil K000945336
Prance, G.T. [2410], Brazil K000945441
Hatschbach, G.G. [17623], Brazil K000945437
Figuerêdo, L.S. [117], Brazil K000945333
Burchell [8930], Brazil K000945429
Burchell [8859], Brazil K000945436

First published in Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 6: 476 (1833 publ. 1834)

Accepted by

  • Johnson, R.W. (2012). Convolvulaceae Australian Plant Census Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain in Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Convolvulaceae Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 331-351. Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique de la ville de Genève.
  • Staples, G. (with P. Traiperm) (2010). Convolvulaceae Flora of Thailand 10: 330-468. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • 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.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Deroin, T. (2001). Convolvulaceae Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (Plantes Vasculaires) 171: 11-287. Typographie Firmin-Didot et Cie., Paris.
  • Meeuse, A.D.J. & W.G. Welman (2000). Convolvulaceae Flora of Southern Africa 28: 1-138. Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture.
  • Austin, D.F. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1998). Convolvulaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 4: 377-424. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Barker, R.M. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993). Fl. Australia Oceanic Islds. Convolvs Flora of Australia 50: 342-353. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski (1993). Les Convolvulaceae dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre, Rwanda, Burundi) Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica 38: 351-400.
  • Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1): 9-129. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Khan, M.S. (1985). Fl. Bangladesh Convolvulaceae Flora of Bangladesh 30: 1-59. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Heine, H. (1984). Fl. Nouv. Caléd. & Dépend. Convolvulaceae Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 13: 1-91. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Austin, D. F. (1982). Flora of Ecuador 15: 3-99. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Austin, D.F. & Cavalcante, P.B. (1982). Convolvuláceas da Amazônia Publicações Avulsas do Museo Goeldi 36: 1-134.
  • Austin, D.F. in Lasser, T. (1982). Convolvulaceae Flora de Venezuela 8(3): 15-226. Fundación Educación Ambiental.
  • Austin, D.F. in Dassanayake (ed.) (1980). Rev. Handb. Fl. Ceylon Convolvulaceae A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 1: 288-363. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Austin, D.F. & S. Ghazanfar in E. Nasir & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1979). Convolvulaceae Flora of West Pakistan 126: 1-64.
  • Austin, D.F. (1975). Convolvulaceae Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 62: 157-224.
  • Adams, C.D. in Adams, C.D. (1972). Flowering Plants of Jamaica: 601-614. University of the West Indies, Mona.
  • Robertson, K.R. in Robertson, K.R. (1971 PhD thesis). A revision of the genus Jacquemontia (Convolvulaceae) in North and Central America and the West Indies.: 1-285.
  • Matuda, E. in Matuda, E. (1966). Las Convolvulaceas del estado de Mexico Las Convolvulaceae del estado de Mexico: 1-56. Govierno del Estado de Mexico, Direccion de Agricultura y Ganaderia.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161.
  • 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.
  • Andrews, F.W. in Andrews, F.W. (1956). Convolvulaceae The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 102-125. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Hill, A.W. & Sandwith, N. in Williams, R.O. (1953). Fl. Trinidad & Tobago Convolvs. Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(4): 210-240. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.
  • Fernald & Rollins in Fernald, M.L. with R. C. Rollins (1950). Gray's Manual of Botany, 8th edition: 1177-1185. Dioscorides Press.
  • Baker, J.G. & A.B. Rendle in Thiselton-Dyer, W.T. et al. (eds.) (1905). Convolvulaceae Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 62-206. Secretary of State for the Colonies.
  • Meisner, C.F. in Martius, C.F.P.von & auct. suc. (eds.) (1869). Convolvulaceae Flora Brasiliensis 7: 199-370.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Meeuse in Bothalia 6: 699 (1958).
  • van Ooststr. in Blumea 3: 267 (1939), Fl. Males., ser. 1, 4: 431 (1953)
  • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 85

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Mem. Soc. Phys. Genève 6: 476 (1834).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Mém. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6 : 476 (1834)

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