Ipomoea oblongata

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Ipomoea oblongata


Taxonavigation: Solanales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Solanales

Familia: Convolvulaceae
Tribus: Ipomoeeae
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: I. subg. Eriospermum
Sectio: I. sect. Eriospermum
Species: Ipomoea oblongata


Ipomoea oblongata E.Mey. ex Choisy in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 368 (1845).


  • Homotypic
    • Convolvulus oblongatus (E.Mey. ex Choisy) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 214 (1898).
    • Turbina oblongata (E.Mey. ex Choisy) A.Meeuse, Bothalia 6: 778 (1957 publ. 1958).
  • Heterotypic
    • Ipomoea lambtoniana Rendle, J. Bot. 39: 16 (1901).
    • Ipomoea oblongata var. hirsuta Rendle, J. Bot. 39: 16 (1901).
    • Ipomoea randii Rendle, J. Bot. 39: 18 (1901).
    • Ipomoea atherstonei Baker in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 4(2): 53 (1904).
    • Ipomoea seineri Pilg., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 41: 297 (1908).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.), Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Mozambique, Ethiopia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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