Ipomoea hackeliana (Schinz) Hallier f.

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Ipomoea hackeliana

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Ipomoea hackeliana

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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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Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 65 - 66.

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.

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, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ipomoea hackeliana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147720, retrieved 9 February 2023

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