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M Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet 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 8501793) with original publication details: Hort. Brit. 2: 287 1826.

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
Batatas cavanillesii (Roem. & Schult.) G. Don Synonym M TRO
Batatas senegalensis G. Don Synonym M TRO
Convolvulus cairicus L. Synonym M TRO
Convolvulus cavanillesii (Roem. & Schult.) Spreng. Synonym M TRO
Convolvulus limphaticus Vell. Synonym M TRO
Convolvulus tuberculatus Desr. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea cairica var. cairica Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea cavanillesii Roem. & Schult. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea funaria Larrañaga Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea heptaphylla Griseb. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea palmata Forssk. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea pentaphylla Cav. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea rosea var. pluripartita Hassl. Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea senegalensi Lam. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea stipulacea Jacq. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea tuberculata (Desr.) Roem. & Schult. Synonym M TRO
Ipomoea vesiculosa P. Beauv. Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Ipomoea cairica var. gracillima (Collett & Hemsl.) C.Y. Wu Accepted L TRO 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8501793.

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