Ipomoea pileata Roxb.

Common name

Mandarin: 帽苞薯藤 (mao bao shu teng)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (38) (family description)

          Genus: Ipomoea (16)

           Epithet: pileata Roxb. (1)

Synonym: Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.

involucrata => enwrapped, provided with covering, rolled together

pileata => capped, having a cap

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Ipomoea pileata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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