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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Risk of Introduction Top of page The risk of introduction of I. Most species have spectacular, colorful flowers and are often grown as ornamentals, and a number of cultivars have been cxrnea. Uses and Management Uses and Management. Organizations Top of page Egypt: Encyclopedia of Life EOL.

Chemical control The herbicide 2, 4-D ipomae, 4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid is known to be effective against Ipomoea species, including I.

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Ipomoea carnea – Bush Morning Glory

Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp. Originially from the tropics of South America, this evergreen,flowering shrub has spread to Asia, Africa and north America. Distribution Top of page I. Risk and Impact Factors Top of page Invasiveness Proved invasive outside its native range Has a broad native range Abundant in its native range Highly adaptable to different environments Is a habitat generalist Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire etc Pioneering in disturbed areas Highly mobile locally Benefits from human association i.


Stem fragments can set root within a few days, while decumbent branches root in the soil and grow upwards, becoming new ramets Al-Sodany, Ipomoea carnea is a flowering plant with heart-shaped leaves that are a rich green and up to 9 inches 23 cm long.

This Solanales article is a stub. Corolla lilac or pink, darker inside, funnel-form, cm; tube and midpetaline bands mealy outside. In Bolivia, Lepidoptera larvae and Coleoptera parasitize the leaves, stems and seeds of this plant. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, Taxon, 26 1 Seeds black, 1 cm, brown sericeous-pubescent.

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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. Checklist of the vascular plants of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, with local names and uses. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

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Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa (bush morning glory)

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Swaziland National Trust Commission, The risk of introduction of I. The family comprises approximately species grouped in genera and is nearly cosmopolitan in distribution, although its members are primarily tropical plants Stefanovic et al.

Economic Impact Top of page I. Lejoly and Lisowski, ; Frey, Retrieved from ” https: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The leaves are slightly purgative and eaten as a vegetable, although they are considered toxic to livestock.

Earth Laughs in Flowers. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. National Plant Data Center. Whitefriars Press, pp. Datasheet Ipomoea carnea subsp.

Bush Morning Glory. It was probably introduced by the Indian or Egyptian farmers working at these farms.

Database inventory of introduced plant species in the rural and urban zones of Galapagos. Pistil included; ovary puberulent.

Ipomoea carnea – Bush Morning Glory

Style base puberulent; stigma 2-lobed. One selection of I. Flora of Tropical East Africa. Natural History Natural History. Prune climbing species in spring.

Nevertheless, a study has shown that in Brazil, where the species grows as a weed, I.