The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ipomoea (family Convolvulaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 8500061) with original publication details: Bot. Abh. Beobacht. 27 1787.

⥇ A cross-taxon basionym link was ignored while processing this record, see Convolvulus purpureus L. .

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ipomoea diversifolia Lindl. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea glandulifera Ruiz & Pav. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea hirsutula J. Jacq. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea purpurea var. diversifolia (Lindl.) O'Donell Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea purpurea var. purpurea Synonym L TRO
Pharbitis diversifolius Lindl. Synonym M TRO
Pharbitis nil var. diversifolia (Lindl.) Choisy Synonym L TRO
Pharbitis purpurea Asch. in Schweinf. Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8500061.

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