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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
Annual, perennial herb from caudex or rhizome, generally ± glabrous.Key to Convolvulus
Stem: generally trailing to high-climbing, generally twisting, twining.
Leaf: generally > 1 cm, generally petioled, generally cordate or hastate.
Inflorescence: bracts generally 2, > 1 mm below calyx, not hiding it.
Flower: generally showy; corolla generally funnel-shaped, pleated, 5-angled or -lobed; stamens included; ovary chambers 2, septa complete, stigma lobes 2, linear to narrowly spoon-shaped, ± flat.
Fruit: spheric, ± inflated.
Seed: generally 4.
250 species: generally temperate. (Latin, entwine) Not easily distinguished from Calystegia.
Perennial from deep, persistent root.
Stem: prostrate, tufted, or twining.
Leaf: generally 2–3 cm, hastate, tip generally rounded.
Inflorescence: peduncles generally 2.5–6 cm, 1–several-flowered, in fruit generally reflexed; bracts ± linear.
Flower: calyx ± 5 mm, lobes oblong; corolla 2–2.5 cm, funnel-shaped, white, ± pink abaxially, especially at folds, margin entire.
Fruit: ± 8 mm.
n=24. Roadsides, open areas in many plant communities; < 2610 m. California (rare Great Basin Floristic Province, Desert);
Previous taxon: Convolvulus althaeoides
Next taxon: Convolvulus simulans
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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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