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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Physiology and Phenology I. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Control of amphibious weed ipomoea Ipomoea carnea by utilizing it for the extraction of volatile fatty acids as energy precursors. Checklist of the vascular plants of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, with local names and uses.

Catalogue of the seed plants of the West Indies. It can be easily grown from seeds which are toxic and it can be hazardous to cattle; the toxicity is related to the swainsonine produced by endophytes [1] and to bioaccumulation of selenium species in leaves but mostly in seeds [2].

Ipomoea carnea

Plants of the Eastern Caribbean. Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia, 22 3 Whitefriars Press, pp. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat In Bolivia, Lepidoptera larvae and Coleoptera parasitize the leaves, stems and seeds of this plant. Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica, 37 1 Uses and Management Uses and Management.


The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden. The leaves are slightly purgative and eaten as a vegetable, although they are considered toxic to livestock.

Carnex University Bulletin for Environmental Researches, 9: The species has escaped from cultivation to become natu One or more kpomea the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

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.

Root softwood cuttings of perennials or shrubs in spring or summer, or take semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Earth Laughs in Flowers. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Ipomoea carnea is a flowering plant with heart-shaped leaves that are a rich green and up to 9 inches 23 cm long.

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Ipomoea carnea – Bush Morning Glory | World of Flowering Plants

Don’t need the entire report? University of the West Indies. This invasive species has been reported displacing native vegetation in Nepal, Caenea, South Africa, Swaziland, Cuba, and on many islands in the Pacific region Tiwari et al. Seeds can be easily obtained online on horticulture websites e.


Inflorescences few to several flowered; peduncle stout, cm; bracts early deciduous, ovate. Lejoly and Lisowski, Encyclopedia of Life EOL. On the other hand, the name I. Rohatgi June 20, Database inventory of introduced plant species in the rural and urban zones of Galapagos. Init was collected in Saudi Arabia, where it grows as a hedge plant around cultivated fields in the Jazan region Al-Sodany, Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, Verdcourt noted a close relationship between I.

Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden. Convolvulus batatilla Kunth Ipomoea batatilla Kunth G. 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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Journal of Aquatic Plant Management, 32, Media related to Ipomoea carnea at Wikimedia Commons. Eid, ; Shaltout et al. Review of the genus Ipomoea: Risk of Introduction Top of page The risk of introduction of I.