Ipomoea oenotherae (Vatke) Hallier f.
var. oenotherae

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Ipomoea oenotherae var. oenotherae

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Monavale Vlei, Harare

Ipomoea oenotherae var. oenotherae

Photo: Doreen Bolnick
Monavale Vlei, Harare

Ipomoea oenotherae var. oenotherae

Photo: Doreen Bolnick
Monavale Vlei, Harare

Ipomoea oenotherae var. oenotherae

Photo: Doreen Bolnick
Monavale Vlei, Harare

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Synonyms: Convolvulus oenotherae Vatke
Ipomoea cecilae N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, growing from a tuberous rootstock. Stems prostrate or ascending, up to 50 cm long, densely white hairy. Leaves variable. Basal leaves often in a rosette, long-petiolate, lanceolate to linear, up to 8 cm long, entire or with 2 lateral teeth or distinct lobes. Leaves along the stems 2-6.5 cm long, usually subpalmately or pinnately 3-7 lobed; lobes linear to lanceolate, whitish hairy when young. Flowers solitary, axillary. Corolla narrowly funnel-shaped, 2.5-5 cm long, mauve to purple. Capsule spherical, hairless, straw-coloured. Seeds densely appressed pubescent.
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Mpumalanga, South Africa
Botswana distribution: N,SE
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 22. As Ipomoea oenotherae

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Page 65.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 36.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 50. as Ipomoea oenotherae

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Ipomoea oenotherae var. oenotherae.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147890, retrieved 18 October 2019

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