Merremia tuberosa

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Merremia tuberosa

Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Merremieae
Genus: Merremia
Sectio: M. sect. Schizips
Species: Merremia tuberosa

Name[edit]

Merremia tuberosa (L.) Rendle (1893)

Type: JAMAICA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 219.4). Lectotypified by D.F.Austin, in Woodson & Schery, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 62: 182. 1975.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Ipomoea tuberosa L., Sp. Pl. 160. 1753.
  • Homotypic
    • Batatas tuberosa (L.) Bojer, Hortus Maurit. 226. 1837.
    • Convolvulus tuberosus (L.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 591. 1824.
    • Operculina tuberosa (L.) Meisn. in Mart., Fl. Bras. 7: 212. 1869.
  • Heterotypic
    • Convolvulus gossypiifolius Kunth in Humb. & al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 107. 1819.
    • Convolvulus macrocarpus Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 592. 1824, nom. illeg.
    • Ipomoea glaziovii Dammer, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23 (Beibl. 57): 40. 1897.
    • Ipomoea mendesii Welw., Apont. 584. 1859.
    • Ipomoea tuberosa var. uniflora Choisy in DC., Prodr. 9: 362. 1845.

References[edit]

  • Rendle, A.B., in Thiselton-Dyer, W.T. 1905. Fl. Trop. Afr. 4(2): 104.
  • The International Plant Names Index 2009. Published on the Internet. 2010 Jan 29 [1].
  • Wunderlin, R.P., & Hansen, B.F. 2008. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa [2].

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Spanish arborvine, yellow morning glory
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