Ipomoea hederifolia

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Scarlet creeper
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Ipomoea
I. hederifolia
Binomial name
Ipomoea hederifolia

Ipomoea coccinea Sessé & Moc. (non L.: preoccupied)
Ipomoea coccinea var. hederifolia (L.) Gray
Ipomoea luteola Jacq.

Ipomoea hederifolia is a species of herbaceous annual vine native to the Americas. It was first described by Linnaeus in 1759.[1]

It is commonly known as scarlet morning glory, scarlet creeper, star ipomoea, trompillo or "ivy-leaved morning glory" (which otherwise refers to I. hederacea).[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Ipomoea hederifolia". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 26 November 2009.

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