Merremia peltata

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Merremia peltata
Merremia peltata Banks Florilegium 626.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Merremia
Species: M. peltata
Binomial name
Merremia peltata
(L.) Merr.
Synonyms

Convolvulus peltatus L.
Ipomoea nymphaeifolia Blume[1]

Merremia peltata is a species of flowering vine in the morning glory family, Convolvulaceae, that is native to Pemba Island, the Mascarene Islands, Madagascar, the Seychelles, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, northern Queensland and French Polynesia.[1] It has been introduced and subsequently become invasive on some of the other Pacific islands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Taxon: Merremia peltata (L.) Merr.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2005-10-07. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Merremia peltata (vine, climber)". Global Invasive Species Database. Invasive Species Specialist Group. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

External links[edit]

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