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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
Evolvulus sp. nov.

[FZ]

Convolvulaceae, Maria Leonor Gonçalves. Flora Zambesiaca 8:1. 1987

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs, not twining.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually small, simple, entire, various, often sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences usually axillary cymes or terminal and then spike-like.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small; bracteoles small.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals small, subequal acute or obtuse, not accrescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped or campanulate to subrotate or salver-shaped, entire or lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5, inserted above the middle of the corolla tube, rarely near the base; filaments linear, glabrous; anthers oblong.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary ovoid or globose, 1–2-locular, each loculus 2-ovulate; styles 2, filiform, free from the base, each forked; stigmas 4, linear-terete or slightly clavate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule avoid or globose, 2–4 valved, 1–2-locular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 4 or fewer by abortion, glabrous.

[FTEA]

Convolvulaceae, B. Verdcourt (East African Herbarium). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, various
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small, in small axillary cymes or in terminal spike-like inflorescences
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals small, subequal, obtuse or acuminate, not accrescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped or the limb rotate, or salver-shaped, entire or lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ovoid or globose, 1–2-locular, each loculus with 2 ovules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Styles 2, filiform, united at the base or free, each bifid; stigmas filiform or slightly clavate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid or globose, 1–4-seeded.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 1–4-seeded.
Distribution
Some 100 species in the New World tropics, two of which extending to the Old World.
Morphology General Habit
Herbs or subshrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers small, in axillary cymes or in terminal spike-like inflorescences
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Sepals subequal. Corolla entire or lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ovoid or globose, 1–2-celled, each cell with 2 ovules; styles 2, filiform, united at the base or free, each 2-fid; stigmas filiform or slightly club-shaped

Doubtfully present in:

French Guiana, Suriname

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Aldabra, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kansas, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Missouri, Montana, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, South China Sea, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wyoming, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Fiji, Hawaii, New Caledonia, Réunion, Vanuatu

Evolvulus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1986 Silva, M.F.F. [1063], Brazil K000945785
Jan 1, 1986 Sperling, C.R. [5815], Brazil K000945778
Rico, L. [1253], Bolivia K000295275
Rico, L. [1587], Bolivia K000295199
Giulietti, A.M. [1252], Brazil K000945782
Harley, R.M. [22242], Brazil K000945790
Harley, R.M. [15550], Brazil K000945789
Harley, R.M. [20905], Brazil K000945792
Harley, R.M. [19292A], Brazil K000945781
Giulietti, A.M. [1255], Brazil K000945783
Rico, L. [1598], Bolivia K000295211
Harley, R.M. [26901], Brazil K000945784
Philcox, D. [4915], Brazil K000945779
Silva, M.F.F. [1136], Brazil K000945777
Harley, R.M. [20813], Brazil K000945791
Hatschbach, G.G. [53793], Brazil K000945780
Giulietti, A.M. [CFCR1542], Brazil K000945793
Stannard, B.L. [H52815], Brazil K000945776

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 391 (1762)

Accepted by

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  • Austin, D.F. (1975). Convolvulaceae Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 62: 157-224.
  • 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.
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  • Austin, D.F. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1998). Convolvulaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 4: 377-424. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Baker, J.G. & C.H. Wright in Thiselton Dyer, W.T. et al. (eds.) (1904). Convolvulaceae Flora Capensis 4(2): 45-87.
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  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
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  • 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.
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  • Ooststroom, S.J. van (1958). Malesian CNV Addenda, corrigenda & emendanda II Flora Malesiana 5: 558-564. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
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Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • van Ooststr. in Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Utrecht 14: 1—267 (1934).
  • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 66

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 6: 152 (1764).
  • Sp. Pl, ed. 2: 391 (1762)

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 6 : 152 (1764)
  • Sp. Pl., ed. 2 : 391 (1762)
  • van Ooststr. in Med. Bot. Mus. Herb. Utrecht 14 : 1-267 (1934)

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