Ipomoea crepidiformis Hallier f.
var. minor Rendle

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Ipomoea crepidiformis var. minor

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea crepidiformis var. minor

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea crepidiformis var. minor

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea crepidiformis var. minor

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Synonyms: Ipomoea taborana Dammer
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Small mostly annual herb usually less than 20 cm high. Stems spreading-ascending, often reddish, appressed strigose. Leaves oblong to linear-lanceolate, 2.7-8.5 cm long, discolorous, sparsely strigose above, more or less densely white-hairy beneath; margin entire; petiole up to 15 mm long. Flowers in congested small, densely hairy heads on peduncles up to 9 cm long, more or less rigidly erect. Sepals lanceolate, 6-10 mm long, white-silky with a conspicuous green edge. Corolla funnel-shaped,red or mauve, 1.5-3.3 cm long; tube narrow below; mid-petaline areas minutely silky outside. Capsule ovoid globose, hairless.
Notes: This variety differs from var. crepidiformis only by its much smaller dwarfed stature.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In woodland or grasslands, on sand dunes.
Altitude range: (metres) 780 - 1220 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 26 July 2016
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 78 - 79.

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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JSTOR Plant Science: Ipomoea crepidiformis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ipomoea crepidiformis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ipomoea crepidiformis
Plants of the World Online: Ipomoea crepidiformis
Tropicos: Ipomoea crepidiformis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ipomoea crepidiformis var. minor.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147650, retrieved 25 October 2020

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