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