Ipomoea carnea Jacq.
subsp. fistulosa (Mart. ex Choisy) D.F. Austin

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Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Odzi River, Hot Springs

Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Svisvi River bridge, Gokwe District.

Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Svisvi River bridge, Gokwe District.

Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Svisvi River bridge, Gokwe District.

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Synonyms: Ipomoea crassicaulis (Benth.) B.L. Rob.
Ipomoea fistulosa Mart. ex Choisy
Common names: Morning glory-bush (English)
Frequency: Locally very common
Status: Introduced
Description:
Robust shrub-like perennial up to 3 m. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, pubescent particularly beneath. Flowers in clusters at the ends of branches, pale to deep pink, darker in the corolla throat. Fruit a glabrous dehiscent capsule, brown.
Notes: Its presence at SRGH in cultivated folders only, indicates it has only recently spread as a well naturalised escape in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: carnea: flesh-coloured;
fistulosa: hollow like a pipe but closed at both ends
Habitat: Along riverbanks and roadside ditches, particularly near rural habitation, where it is often used as an ornamental hedge plant.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1000 m
Flowering time:Some throughout the year
Worldwide distribution: Native from Florida to Argentina.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 20 February 2016
Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 49.


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Flora of Botswana: Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa
Flora of Zambia: Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

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Ispot Southern Africa: Ipomoea carnea
JSTOR Plant Science: Ipomoea carnea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ipomoea carnea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ipomoea carnea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ipomoea carnea
Tropicos: Ipomoea carnea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147590, retrieved 11 December 2017

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