Merremia aegyptia (L.) Urban

Common name

English: Hairy merremia


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (38) (family description)

          Genus: Merremia (5)

           Epithet: aegyptia (L.) Urban (1)

Synonyms: Ipomoea pentaphylla (L.) Jacq., Ipomoea pilosa Cav.

aegyptia => from Egypt

pentaphylla => five-leaved

pilosa => covered thinly with long soft hairs


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Merremia aegyptia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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