Turbina cordata (Choisy) D.F.Austin & Staples

First published in J. Arnold Arbor. 64: 488 (1983)
This name is a synonym of Ipomoea sericosepala

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Austin, D.F. & Staples, G.W. (1983). Additions and changes in the neotropical Convolvulaceae--notes on Merremia, Operculina, and Turbina. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 64: 483-489. [Cited as Turbina cordata.]
  • Austin, D.F. & Staples, G.W. (1991). A revision of the neotropical species of Turbina Raf. (Convolvulaceae). Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 118: 265-280. New York Botanical Garden. [Cited as Turbina cordata.]
  • 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. [Cited as Turbina cordata.]
  • 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. [Cited as Turbina cordata.]
  • Staples, G.W. (2007). A synopsis of Rivea (Convolvulaceae).. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 64: 213-223. [Cited as Turbina cordata.]

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