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Annual, perennial herb, subshrub, generally twining or trailing.
Leaf: 0 or alternate.
Inflorescence: cyme or flowers 1 in axils; bracts subtending flowers 0 or 2.
Flower: bisexual, radial; sepals (4)5, ± free, overlapping, persistent, often unequal; corolla generally showy, generally bell-shaped, ± shallowly 5-lobed, generally pleated and twisted in bud; stamens 5, epipetalous; pistil 1, ovary superior, chambers generally 2, each generally 2-ovuled, styles 1–2.
Fruit: generally capsule.
55–60 genera, 1600–1700 species: warm temperate to tropics; some cultivated for food or as ornamental (Ipomoea). [Stefanovic et al. 2003 Syst Bot 28:791–806] Monophyletic only if Cuscutaceae included, as treated here. Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet, Ipomoea hederacea Jacq. [Ipomoea nil L., misappl.], Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr. (including Ipomoea mutabilis Ker Gawl.), Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth, Ipomoea triloba L., all included in TJM (1993), not naturalized. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 1998 Ann Missouri Bot Gard 85:531–553; Stefanovic et al. 2002 Amer J Bot 89:1510–1522]
Key to Convolvulaceae
Perennial, subshrub from caudex or rhizome, glabrous to tomentose.Key to Calystegia
Stem: short to high-climbing, generally twisting, twining.
Leaf: generally > 1 cm, linear to reniform or sagittate to hastate (deeply divided).
Inflorescence: peduncle generally 1-flowered; bracts generally ± opposite, lobed or not, > 1 mm below calyx, not hiding it, small, to < 1 mm below calyx, hiding it or ± so, large.
Flower: generally showy; corolla glabrous, white or yellow to pink or purple; ovary chamber 1, style 1, stigma lobes 2, oblong, swollen.
Fruit: ± spheric, ± inflated.
Seed: generally ± 4.
± 25 species: temperate, worldwide. (Greek: hiding calyx, by bracts of some) [Brummitt 2002 Madroño 49:130–131] Intermediates common, often difficult to identify. Molecular evidence indicates close relationship with Convolvulus (Carine et al. 2004 Amer J Bot 91:1070–1085). Bracts qualify as bractlets by some definitions. Lf blade length measured along midrib.
Unabridged references: [Brummitt 1980 Kew Bull 35(2):327–328]
Perennial from rhizome, glabrous to hairy.
Stem: climbing, < 4 m.
Leaf: blade generally 4–8 cm, lobed.
Inflorescence: peduncle < subtending leaf; bracts ± hiding calyx, entire, flat or keeled.
Flower: sepals generally 10–18 mm; corolla 30–58 mm, white or pink.
2n=22. Highly variable, many geog subspp.; other subspp. in temperate regions worldwide. [Online Interchange]
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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