Ipomoea sagittifolia Burm.f.

First published in Fl. Indica: 50 (1768)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cape Verde, Tropical Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Queensland. It is a climbing herbaceous tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nigeria, Queensland, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Caroline Is.

Recorded in error in:

Taiwan

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Gagnepain & Courchet in H. Lecomte (1915). Flore Indo-Chine Convolvulaceae. Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 4: 228-313.
  • Kress, W.J., R.A. DeFilipps, E. Farr, & Y.Y. Kyi in Kress, W.J. et al. (2003). Cklist. Myanmar Convolvulaceae. Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs, and Climbers of Myanmar: 197-201. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC.
  • Mwanga Mwanga, I.J.-C.M., Sosef, M.S.M. & Simões, A.R.G. (2022). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Convolvulaceae: 1-252. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Staples, G. (2018). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 36: 1-406. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Staples, G. (with P. Traiperm) (2010). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Thailand 10: 330-468. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Staples, G.W. & Jacquemoud, F. (2005). Typification and nomenclature of the Convolvulaceae in N. L. Burman's Flora Indica, with an introduction to the Burman collection at Geneva. Candollea 60: 445-467.
  • Tisserant, P. Ch. (1950). Catalogue de la flora de l'Oubangui-Chari. Mémoires de l'Institut d'Études Centrafricaines 2: 1-166.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Deroin, T. (2001). Convolvulaceae. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (Plantes Vasculaires) 171: 11-287. Typographie Firmin-Didot et Cie., Paris. [Cited as Ipomoea aquatica.]
  • Merrill, E.D. (1921). A review of the new species of plants proposed by N.L. Burman in his Flora Indica.. Philippine Journal of Science 19: 329-388. [Cited as Quamoclit sagittifolia.]
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae. Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta. [Cited as Ipomoea maxima L. f..]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1883). Fl. Br. India Convolvulaceae. Flora of British India 4: 179-228 + 734.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae. Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet. M.-H. (1977). Flora of Micronesia 3: Convolvulaceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 36: 1-34.
  • Gagnepain & Courchet in H. Lecomte (1915). Flore Indo-Chine Convolvulaceae. Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 4: 228-313.
  • Hallier, H. (1899). Convolvulaceae Africanae. II. Botanische Jahrbücher fur Systematik, Pflangengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 28-54.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 88-93.
  • 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.
  • Kress, W.J., R.A. DeFilipps, E. Farr, & Y.Y. Kyi in Kress, W.J. et al. (2003). Cklist. Myanmar Convolvulaceae. Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs, and Climbers of Myanmar: 197-201. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC.
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski (1992). Les genres Merremia et Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) dans la Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica 37: 21-125.
  • Mwanga Mwanga, I.J.-C.M., Sosef, M.S.M. & Simões, A.R.G. (2022). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Convolvulaceae: 1-252. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae. Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Tisserant, P. Ch. (1950). Catalogue de la flora de l'Oubangui-Chari. Mémoires de l'Institut d'Études Centrafricaines 2: 1-166.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1958). Notes on African Convolvulaceae (part 3). Kew Bulletin 13: 199-217.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 27, 2012 Festo, L. [2360], Kenya Ipomoea sepiaria K000662457 No
Jan 1, 1922 Röttler, J.P. [s.n.], Kerala Ipomoea sepiaria K000830903 Yes
Jan 1, 1922 Röttler, J.P. [1386], Tamil Nadu Ipomoea sepiaria K000830901 Yes
Jan 1, 1922 Röttler, J.P. [s.n.], Tamil Nadu Ipomoea sepiaria K000830902 Yes
Jan 1, 1922 Röttler, J.P. [8], Tamil Nadu Ipomoea sepiaria K000830900 Yes

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