Ipomoea nyikensis Hallier f.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 53 (1899)
This name is a synonym of Ipomoea kituiensis var. kituiensis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae. Flora Zambesiaca 8(1): 9-129. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Ipomoea kituiensis.]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161. [Cited as Ipomoea kituiensis.]

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

  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea nyikensis.]
  • Hallier, H. (1899). Convolvulaceae Africanae. II. Botanische Jahrbücher fur Systematik, Pflangengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 28-54. [Cited as Ipomoea nyikensis.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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