Ipomoea sepiaria J.König ex Roxb.

First published in Hort. Bengal.: 14 (1814), nom. superfl.
This name is a synonym of Ipomoea sagittifolia

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae. Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Ipomoea marginata (Desr.) Verdc..]
  • Gagnepain & Courchet in H. Lecomte (1915). Flore Indo-Chine Convolvulaceae. Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 4: 228-313. [Cited as Ipomoea sagittifolia.]
  • Khan, M.S. (1985). Fl. Bangladesh Convolvulaceae. Flora of Bangladesh 30: 1-59. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka. [Cited as Ipomoea maxima (L.f.) Don.]
  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea marginata (Desr.) Verdc..]
  • Lisowski, S. in Lisowski, S. (2009). Convolvulaceae. Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée: 136-145. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique. [Cited as Ipomoea marginata )Desr.) Verdc..]
  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea 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.) Don.]
  • Staples, G. (with P. Traiperm) (2010). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Thailand 10: 330-468. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok. [Cited as Ipomoea sagittifolia.]
  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea sagittifolia.]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1987). Three corrections to the Flora of Tropical East Africa. Kew Bulletin 42: 657-660. [Cited as Ipomoea marginata (Desr.) Verdc..]

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

  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Roxb..]
  • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1883). Fl. Br. India Convolvulaceae. Flora of British India 4: 179-228 + 734. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Koen..]
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet. M.-H. (1977). Flora of Micronesia 3: Convolvulaceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 36: 1-34. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria.]
  • Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae. Flora Zambesiaca 8(1): 9-129. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Roxb..]
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 88-93. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria.]
  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Roxb..]
  • 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. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Koenig ex Roxb..]
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van (1972). Malesian CNV Addenda, corrigenda & emendanda III. Flora Malesiana 6: 936-941. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria.]
  • Robinson, C.B. (1912). Roxburgh's Hortus Bengalensis. Philippine Journal of Science 7: 411-419. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Koenig ex Roxb..]
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Keonig ex Roxb..]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1961). Notes from the East African Herbarium: XII. Notes on African Convolvulaceae: V. Kew Bulletin 15: 1-18. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Roxb..]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria Roxb..]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1978). Corrections and additions to the 'Flora of Tropical East Africa: Convolvulaceae': IV. Kew Bulletin 33: 159-168. [Cited as Ipomoea sepiaria.]

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. Carey & Wall. 2 : 90 (1824).
  • Verdc. in Kew Bulletin 15 : 8 (1961).

Other Data

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