Originially from the tropics of South America, this evergreen,flowering shrub has spread to Asia, Africa and north America. It has been reported to have medicinal . Bush Morning Glory is a shrub which grows to m high. Originally from tropical America, it is widely naturalized. The hindi/marathi names besharam/behaya. J Complement Integr Med. Jun;11(2) doi: /jcim A review on Ipomoea carnea: pharmacology, toxicology and phytochemistry.

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In India, it is also invading riparian areas and irrigation channels India Biodiversity Portal, Water freely and fertilize monthly during the growing season, but water sparingly in winter. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. The chromosome number reported for I. Prune climbing species in spring.

Lepidoptera that feed on Ipomoea.

A review on Ipomoea carnea: pharmacology, toxicology and phytochemistry.

A new record to the Flora of Saudi Arabia: Send a request for permission. Rohatgi June 20, Taxon, 26 1 ipkmea, Ipoomea control The herbicide 2, 4-D 2, 4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid is known to be effective against Ipomoea species, including I.

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The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. Style base puberulent; stigma 2-lobed. Seeds can be easily obtained online on horticulture websites e. Ipomoea carnea is a flowering plant with heart-shaped leaves that are a rich green and up to 9 inches 23 cm long. The genus Ipomoea includes more than species distributed worldwide, with approximately species occurring in tropical and warm temperate regions of the Americas Miller et al.

Assiut University Bulletin for Environmental Researches, 9: It blooms in clusters of 4 inches 10 cm pink flowers all spring and summer long. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This invasive species has been reported displacing native vegetation in Nepal, Egypt, South Africa, Swaziland, Cuba, and on many islands in the Pacific region Tiwari et al.

User Group specific search options Title. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, American Journal of Plant Sciences, 3 2 National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Systematic Botany, 28 4: Social Impact Top of page I. This Solanales article is a stub. Plants of the Eastern Caribbean. The family comprises approximately species grouped in genera and is nearly cosmopolitan in distribution, although its members are primarily tropical plants Stefanovic et al.

University of the West Indies. It also shows potential for biogas production due to the high cellulose and volatile solid content of its dried stem material. Eid, ; Shaltout et al. Sepals ovate or nearly circular, broadly rounded, abaxially puberulent, equal or inner ones longer, mm.


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Distribution Top of page I. Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia, 22 3 Media related to Ipomoea carnea at Wikimedia Commons.

Datasheet Ipomoea carnea subsp. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page In Bolivia, Lepidoptera larvae and Coleoptera parasitize the leaves, stems and seeds of this plant. Inflorescences few to several flowered; peduncle stout, cm; bracts early deciduous, ovate.

Flora of Tropical East Africa. In Egypt, it invades canal and drain banks, roadsides and field edges in the Nile Delta Shaltout et al.

Swaziland National Trust Commission, Risk of Introduction Top of page The risk of introduction of I. While most of these attempts have used methods that are expensive, and work on a small scale, a recent attempt at using the plant to produce bio-gas seems promising.