Ipomoea malvaeoides Meisn.

in Martius et al., Fl. Brasil. 7: 251, 1869.

Photograph taken by Tom Carruthers in Paraguay. April 2017
Photograph taken by Tom Carruthers in Paraguay. April 2017
Photograph taken by Tom Carruthers in Paraguay. April 2017
Photograph taken by Tom Carruthers in Paraguay. April 2017

A species from Cerrado and cerrado-like pampas in North Eastern Argentina, southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and Uruguay, probably declining in frequency throughout its range. Erect (rarely decumbent) undershrubs to 50 cm with a tuberous rootstock.

COUNTRIES: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay.

DNA SEQUENCES: A. Krapovickas, 41206 (ITS); E. Hassler, 6116 (ITS); M. Peña-Chocarro, 1789 (ITS); T. Carruthers, 16 (ITS); T. Carruthers, 17 (ITS).


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