Ipomoea mauritiana Jacq.

Mauritiana Morning Glory, Giant Potato


Family: Convolvulaceae

Genus: Ipomoea

Category: Perennial

Zones: 10 to 11

Size: Vining to 20'

Description: 

Twining perpennial, tuberous roots. Flowers light purple, to 4" diameter. Full sun to part shade.

History: 

Published in Collectanea (Jacquin) 4: 216 in 1790.

Synonym is Ipomoea paniculata (L.) R.Br.

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