Ipomoea chloroneura Hallier f.

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Ipomoea chloroneura

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea chloroneura

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea chloroneura

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea chloroneura

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Ipomoea chloroneura

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Annual herb up to 30 cm tall branching from the base. Branches prostrate or ascending up to 40 cm long, densely covered with appressed short white hairs and spreading golden-yellow hairs, particularly when young. Leaves elliptic, oblong, lanceolate to oblanceolate or elliptic-obovate, 2.5-7 cm long, appressed hairy above, densely silvery hairy beneath with stiff yellowish hairs on the veins; margin entire; petiole 6-20 mm long. Flowers in few-flowered small heads on a peduncle 2.6-12 cm lon; outer bracts up to 20 mm long, leaf-like. Sepals subequal, elliptic-lanceolate, c. 6 mm long. Corolla funnel-shaped, white or pale yellow-green, c. 1.5 cm long, mid-petaline areas hairy. Capsule globose, hairless. Seeds with silky hairs.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: chloroneura: with yellow veins/nerves.
Habitat: In woodland, savanna and grassland, on sandy soils.
Altitude range: 900 - 1100 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,S,W
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Content last updated: Monday 25 July 2016
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Page 79.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 366. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 36.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 49.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ipomoea chloroneura.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147600, retrieved 4 August 2020

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