Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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No No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
119013017 Jan 2023MA Hyde
IC Riddell
MA Hyde
Open disturbed ground near workingsZimbabwe Phosphate Industry grounds10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1538-17.86312331.1257117
117708019 Jun 2022MA Hyde
T Alegria
MA Hyde
In a gardenPleasantways, Cuba Avenue, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1518-17.76876431.0486636
116310022 Feb 2022MA Hyde
D Wakeling
MA Hyde
Planted in garden11, Lyndhurst Road, Monavale12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1471-17.80439131.0174996
11545002 Jul 2021MA Hyde
S Rind
R Rind
MA Hyde
In garden4, Birley Close, Marlborough, Harare12Zimbabwe1730D2 C1476-17.74679730.9955487
114559028 Mar 2021MA Hyde
J Van Bel
MA Hyde
Disturbed area at back of property131, Enterprise Road, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1523-17.79603531.0987357
114693021 Feb 2021MA Hyde
MA Hyde
On roadside vergeRuth Taylor Road, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1529Planted crop; leaves very variable-17.79631731.0670447
10238203 Jul 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Cultivated fieldFields NE of Dandaro12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1533Remains of crop-17.77843931.0857757
100637014 Mar 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Planted fieldBy minor road NE of Dandaro12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1534-17.77963331.0840787
80634026 Aug 2017MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed roadsideNear Borrowdale Vet Hospital10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1531Several plants, flowering in ditch; status not clear-17.78548131.0768367
61063611 Jul 2014S Holt
S Holt
Cultivated land along riverMunavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique2Mozambique2135C3 GI15-21.88540335.1262246
41798219 May 2010D Gwynne-Evans
BT Wursten
Along path by cultivated field with CassavaLower slopes Mt Mabu872Mozambique1636A4 Z500-16.27883036.4371506
18096317 Jun 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Along path by cultivated fieldNhancuco, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa2Mozambique1834C2 MS680-18.51206134.4330287
30401017 May 1996MA Hyde
RB Drummond
Sandy miombo woodland with extensive patches of cultivationHatfield, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 TR950237C1460Cultivated crop-17.86790031.0649806
9466608 May 1995MM Strohbach-Fricke
MM Strohbach-Fricke 685M Welman
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo District.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 050 cm high; Notes: Apparent underground tuber. Flower purple-pink, tube-shaped 5 -8 cm long, 5 - 6 cm in diameter. Either decumbent or single stems upright 50 cm high. Mostly around other shrubs.-17.87500024.6250004
229530No dateThestor survey area1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 C0Checklist 20

Total records found: 15

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: Species information: Records of Ipomoea batatas.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species-display.php?species_id=147550, retrieved 23 March 2023

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