Originially from the tropics of South America, this evergreen,flowering shrub has spread to Asia, Africa and north America. It has been reported to have medicinal . Bush Morning Glory is a shrub which grows to m high. Originally from tropical America, it is widely naturalized. The hindi/marathi names besharam/behaya. J Complement Integr Med. Jun;11(2) doi: /jcim A review on Ipomoea carnea: pharmacology, toxicology and phytochemistry.

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Convolvulus batatilla Kunth Ipomoea batatilla Kunth G. Pistil included; ovary puberulent.

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Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. University of the West Indies.

One selection of Darnea. Chemical control The herbicide 2, 4-D 2, 4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid is known to be effective against Ipomoea species, including I. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Habitat Top of page I.

Seeds can be easily obtained online on horticulture websites e. The species has escaped from cultivation to become natu Most species have spectacular, colorful flowers and are often grown as ornamentals, and a number of cultivars have been developed. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

The risk of introduction of I. Retrieved from ” https: Very little is known about the impact of this weed on native flora and fauna in India. Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp. Botanical database of the Nadeaud Herbarium of French Polynesia. Branches terete or angular, stout, becoming sparsely lenticellate with age.


The species has escaped from cultivation to become naturalized and invasive mostly in disturbed sites, riparian areas and wetlands, and it behaves as a weed in cultivated fields, such as rice plantations. Dicotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness Ipomoea carnea subsp.

Inflorescences few to several flowered; peduncle stout, cm; bracts early deciduous, ovate.

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Although manual control of I. Title Flowering habit Caption Ipomoea carnea subsp. Flora of Zimbabwe, Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Another common name is “bush morning glory”, but particularly in temperate North Americathat usually refers to I.

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Checklists specific search options Observed during. Catalogue of the seed plants of the West Indies. The leaves are slightly purgative and eaten as a vegetable, although they are considered toxic to livestock. Water freely and fertilize monthly during the growing season, but water sparingly in winter.

Whitefriars Press, pp. Some species are renowned for their properties in folk medicine and herbalism. It grows as a weed in disturbed sites, forest carnez, open woodlands, grasslands, gardens and fences, and it i;omea grows along waterways, in riparian areas, irrigation channels, swamps and wetlands.


Ipomoea is a large and complex genus of vines and shrubs within the Convolvulaceae Stevens, It has been reported to have medicinal properties and is used in traditional medicine in several countries.

Ipomoea carnea

Control of amphibious weed ipomoea Ipomoea carnea by utilizing it for the extraction of volatile fatty acids as energy precursors. Observation specific search options Observed during. Lepidoptera that feed on Ipomoea. It has become a serious weed in Swaziland and South Africa, where it is also regarded as a serious threat to wetland habitats Henderson, ; Swaziland National Trust Commission, In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Seeds black, 1 cm, brown sericeous-pubescent.

Corolla lilac or pink, darker inside, funnel-form, cm; tube and midpetaline bands mealy outside. Flora of China Editorial Committee, Style base puberulent; stigma 2-lobed. Journal of Advanced Research, 6 1 American Journal of Ipojea Sciences, 3 2 Charles Darwin Foundation Chaudhuri, H. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

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