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Ipomoea plebeia R.Br.
Family Convolvulaceae
Ipomoea plebeia R.Br. APNI*

Description: Annual with twining branches, moderately pilose.

Leaves with lamina ovate to ovate-oblong, 3–8 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, apex acute to obtuse, base deeply cordate, margins entire, sparsely pilose; petiole 1–6 cm long.

Inflorescence 1- or rarely 2-flowered. Corolla funnel-shaped, white, with hairy mid-petaline bands; 1–1.2 cm long; limb 0.7–0.9 cm diam.

Capsule depressed-globose, 7–9 mm diam., 2-locular, splitting into 4 valves; seeds pubescent with slightly longer hairs on the ridges.


Other photo
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: throughout year.

Distribution and occurrence: Mainly a weed of cultivation; north from Grafton district, also near Yetman.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. N.T.
AVH map***

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


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