Published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 486 in 1810.
Synonym of Ipomoea mauritiana Jacq.
Also published in Bot. Reg. 1: 62 in 1815.
From Bot. Reg.
The present plant is a native of the East Indies, where, according to Dr. Roxburgh, it grows in hedges and thickets; flowers during the wet season; and affords provender to cattle... Introduced in 1799 by Mr. Thomas Gibbs.
Other names listed in Bot. Reg.:
Ipomoea mauritiana Jacq. - accepted name
Convolvulus paniculatus L. - basionym