Ipomoea spp.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Morning Glories
Synonym: Not available
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Tropical and subtropical regions of the world
Habitat: Cultivated and also seen as wild
Uses: Ornamental garden plant
Key Characteristics: Vines; the stems slender and herbaceous. Leaves broadly ovate to cordate. Inflorescences of 1-5 flowered cymose clusters. Sepals oblong-lanceolate, apically abruptly acute, hirsute on the basal portion; corolla blue, purple, pink, or with stripes of these colors on a white background, the stripes occasionally broken, throat white. Fruits capsular, depressed-globose; seeds black, pyriform, glabrous