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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ipomoea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr.
Habit: Perennial herb. Leaf: blade generally 10--15 cm, entire to +- deeply 3-lobed, glabrous to strigose or canescent. Inflorescence: peduncles 1--10-flowered. Flower: sepals 14--20 mm, gradually tapered to slender, leaf-like tip, hairs near base 0 to +- 1 mm; corolla 5--7 cm, blue, in age +- rose.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: +- 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SnFrB, SCo; Distribution Outside California: probably native to southeastern United States, alien pantropical. Note: Cult as ornamental; evidently known in California only from urban places.
Synonyms: Ipomoea acuminata (Vahl) Roem. & Schult., Ipomoea mutabilis Ker Gawl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel F. Austin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ipomoea hederacea
Next taxon: Ipomoea purpurea
Citation for this treatment: Daniel F. Austin 2016. Ipomoea indica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29055, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.