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Common name

English: Blue Dawn Flower

German: Prunkwinde

Portuguese: Bons Dias

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (41)(family description)

          Genus: Ipomoea (18)

            Epithet: acuminata (Vahl) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (2)

Synonym: Ipomoea indica (Burm. f.) Merr.

acuminata => long pointed

indica => from or referring in some way to India

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Ipomoea acuminata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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