Ipomoea hackeliana (Schinz) Hallier f.

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Ipomoea hackeliana

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Ipomoea hackeliana

Photo: Mark Hyde

Ipomoea hackeliana

Photo: Mark Hyde

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Synonyms: Aniseia hackeliana Schinz
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Status: Native
Annual herb with prostrate stems, up to 2m long. Leaves ovate, 1-4 cm long, broadly cordate at the base with the lamina somewhat decurrent, sparsely woolly on both surfaces, pellucid glands visible when dry; margin more or less distinctly crenate-dentate; petiole slender, up to 2 cm long. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered clusters, axillary. Corolla funnel-shaped, 10-13 mm long, white or mauve. Capsule subspherical, densely woolly. Seeds black, hairy.
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Habitat: Occurring in sandy soil in dry open woodland and along roadsides.
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia Zimbabwe and Limpopo and Mpumalanga, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: S
Growth form(s): Climber, annual.
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 50.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ipomoea hackeliana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147720, retrieved 27 June 2016

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