Ipomoea


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Ipomoea

 

a plant genus of the family Convolvulaceae. This genus includes climbing or creeping herbaceous plants or shrubs. The large pentamerous flowers have a funnel-shaped or bell-shaped corolla. The fruit is a capsule. There are approximately 500 species, mainly in the tropics. I. pescaprae is widely found on the sandy coasts of tropical seas; its shoots extend along the sand and reach 30–40 m in length. The sweet potato (I. batatas) has great economic significance. I. sibirica grows in Siberia and the Far East. The common morning glory (I. purpurea, or Pharbitis purpurea), I. tricolor, and other species are cultivated as ornamentals outdoors and in greenhouses.

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Phytoremediation of metal polluted soils by Ipomoea aquatica and Colocasia esculenta.
Identification of phenolic antioxidants in Ipomoea mauritianaJacq.
Evaluation of the effect of an organic extract obtained from Ipomoea alba L.
Authors of seven reports provided names such as "morning glory," "Heavenly Blue" and "Mexican bindweed," which do not allow for unequivocal identification of the ingested Ipomoea species (reports 5, 9, 11, 23, 26, 29 and 30 in Appendix A).
Por su parte, la presencia de Ipomoea tiliacea se observa muy asociada a la textura del suelo, mientras la de Cynodon dactylon y Waltheria americana se asociaron a la presencia de fosforo y magnesio, respectivamente.
Keywords: Ipomoea cairica, cairicate, methoxycairicate.
This study aims at evaluating the phytotoxic activity of methane extracts in the germination and development of the vegetative part of seeds of Lactuca sativa, Amaranthus hybridus, Lolium perenne, Ipomoea purpurea and Bidens odorata.
mirandae, Ferocactus glaucescens, Geniostemon coulteri, Heliotropium queretaroanum, Ipomoea rzedowskii, Mammillaria calacantha, M.