Ipomoea obtusata Griseb.

First published in Cat. Pl. Cub.: 202 (1866)
This species is a synonym of Ipomoea alterniflora

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Leon, H. & Alain, H. in Leon, H. (1957). Convolvulaceae. Flora de Cuba 4: 218-248. Cultural S. A., La Habana. [Cited as Ipomoea cubensis, p.p..]
  • Wood, J.R.I. & Scotland, R.W. (2017). Notes on Ipomoea L. (Convolvulaceae) in Cuba and neighboring islands with a checklist of species found in Cuba. Kew Bulletin 72(45): 1-16. [Cited as Ipomoea alterniflora.]

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

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192. [Cited as Ipomoea obtusata.]
  • Austin, D.F. & Huáman, Z. (1996). A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas. Taxon 45: 3-38. [Cited as Ipomoea obtusata.]
  • Leon, H. & Alain, H. in Leon, H. (1957). Convolvulaceae. Flora de Cuba 4: 218-248. Cultural S. A., La Habana. [Cited as Ipomoea obtusata.]

Other Data

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Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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