Ipomoea indica (Common morning glory)

Common morning glory


Ipomoea indica

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Ipomoea indica (Burm.), Ipomoea acuminata (Vahl) Roem. et Schultes, Ipomoea leari – (Common morning glory)

Herbaceous perennial plant of the The Bindweed family -convolvulaceae-. Clambering stems, alternate leaves, petiolated till 20 cm long, with three defined lobules. Funnel-shaped flowers in groups of three, very noticeable; corolla till 9 cm. wide, pink, violet or white, with darker strips, that becomes closed at midday. Cultivated plant, naturalised in many places and a real intrusive plant of gardens and fields in many hot spots.

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