Ipomoea barteri Baker
var. barteri

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Ipomoea barteri var. barteri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Ipomoea barteri var. barteri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Ipomoea barteri var. barteri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Ipomoea barteri var. barteri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with slender prostrate or twining stems up to 1 m long, often tinged purplish, growing from a tuberous root-stock. Leaves linear, lanceolate to ovate, 3–10 cm long, thinly textured; becoming hairless or hairy along the margins; margin entire; petiole 2–15 mm long, hairy. Flowers usually solitary, rarely paired, fading early in the morning; peduncle 0.3–2 cm long. Sepals ovate or orbicular, 6–8 mm long, with reddish papillae, more rarely almost smooth, hairy or becoming hairless. Corolla funnel-shaped, crimson, rose or mauve or limb white and tube coloured, 5–7·5 cm long; tube rather dilated in middle. Capsule globose, hairless.
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Habitat: In woodland and grassland, usually on sandy ground.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: From West Africa to DRC, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Images last updated: Wednesday 23 June 2021
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Page 96.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 36.


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Flora of Malawi: Ipomoea barteri var. barteri
Flora of Mozambique: Ipomoea barteri var. barteri
Flora of Zambia: Ipomoea barteri var. barteri

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ipomoea barteri
African Plant Database: Ipomoea barteri
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ipomoea barteri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ipomoea barteri
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ipomoea barteri
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ipomoea barteri
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ipomoea barteri
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ipomoea barteri
iNaturalist: Ipomoea barteri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ipomoea barteri
JSTOR Plant Science: Ipomoea barteri
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ipomoea barteri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ipomoea barteri
Plants of the World Online: Ipomoea barteri
Tropicos: Ipomoea barteri
Wikipedia: Ipomoea barteri


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ipomoea barteri var. barteri.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147540, retrieved 24 October 2021

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