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Ipomoea aquatica
Swamp morning-glory


Ipomoea aquatica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Família/Family: Convolvulaceae

Grupo/Group: Dicotiledónea/Dicotyledon.

Forma de vida/Life form: Trepadora/Vine

Duración de vida/Lifespan: Perenne/Perennial.

Sustrato/Substrate: Dulceacuícola/Freshwater aquatic.

Distribución nativa/Native range: Nativa del Viejo Mundo (Asia); ampliamente naturalizada en regiones tropicales y subtropicales del mundo. / Native to the Old World (Asia); widely naturalized in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

Mapa de ubicaciones / Map of locations

Notas/Notes: Treated as native to the West Indies including Puerto Rico by Acevedo-Rodríguez & Strong (2012, 2016), but other authors consider this to be introduced from the Old World; not included in Acevedo-Rodríguez (2005).


ESTATUS EN LA ISLA DE PUERTO RICO/STATUS ON THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO
Presencia/Occurence: Posiblemente extirpado o extinto/Possibly extirpated or extinct.

Origen/Origin: No nativo, naturalizado/Not native, naturalized.

Historia y distribución/History and distribution: Collected once in 1937 in a swamp in Mayagüez (Sargent B32 US), and once on islands adjacent to Fajardo (Woodbury a.n. 2914 in Axelrod 2011). Widely cultivated and possibly still extant on the island of Puerto Rico.

TAXONOMÍA/TAXONOMY
Nombre científico con autores/Scientific name with authors: Ipomoea aquatica Forsk.



Elevaciones/Elevations:
Elevaciones Bajas: < 500 m / Low Elevations: < 500 m


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