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Ipomoea lonchophylla J.M.Black
Family Convolvulaceae
Ipomoea lonchophylla J.M.Black APNI*

Description: Annual with trailing, rarely twining stems, moderately to sparsely pilose.

Leaves with lamina ovate to ± lanceolate, 3–10 cm long, 1–4 cm wide, apex acute, base attenuate, rounded to truncate, rarely slightly cordate, margins entire, glabrous or sparsely hairy; petiole 1–5 cm long.

Inflorescence 1- or occasionally 2-flowered. Corolla funnel-shaped, white, glabrous except for tuft of hairs at tip of mid-petaline band; tube 1–1.2 cm long; limb 1–2 cm diam.

Capsule globose, 7–9 mm diam., 2-locular, splitting into 4 valves; seeds pubescent.


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Flowering: mainly spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows on clay soils, in tussock grassland; chiefly north from Pilliga district.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
AVH map***

Text by R. W. Johnson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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