Ipomoea acuminata (Vahl) Roemer & J.A. Schultes

Common name

English: Blue Dawn Flower

German: Prunkwinde

Portuguese: Bons Dias

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1768)

      Order: Solanales (79)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (34) (family description)

          Genus: Ipomoea (16)

           Epithet: acuminata (Vahl) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (2)

Synonym: Ipomoea indica (Burm. f.) Merr.

acuminata => long pointed

indica => from or referring in some way to India

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Ipomoea acuminata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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