Ipomoea tricolor Cav.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Grannyvine (English)
Frequency:
Status: Introduced
Description:
Herbaceous perennial climber. Stems twining, up to 3.5 m long. Leaves large, broadly ovate-heart-shaped, narrowly pointed at the apex. Inflorescences, axillary, few to many-flowered. Corolla funnel-shaped, 6-9 cm in diameter, usually blue with a white centre but many cultivars with other colours are known.
Notes: Popularly grown as a garden ornamental and occasionally found as a naturalised escape.
Derivation of specific name: tricolor: 3-coloured
Habitat: In disturbed places
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Mexico, Central America and tropical South America; introduced and naturalised elsewhere in the tropics
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Images last updated: Wednesday 8 December 2010
Literature:

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 55. (Includes a picture).


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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 tricolor.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=148050, retrieved 25 June 2016

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