Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth

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Status: Native?
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 86 - 87.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 50. (Includes a picture).

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 Botswana: Ipomoea nil
Flora of Zambia: Ipomoea nil
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Ipomoea nil

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ipomoea nil
African Plant Database: Ipomoea nil
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ipomoea nil
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ipomoea nil
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ipomoea nil
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ipomoea nil
JSTOR Plant Science: Ipomoea nil
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ipomoea nil
Plants of the World Online: Ipomoea nil
Tropicos: Ipomoea nil
Wikipedia: Ipomoea nil

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 nil.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147850, retrieved 29 May 2023

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