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Ipomoea hederacea (L.) Jacq. it is an annual plant climbers, densely to scattered pubescent with large tri chomes throughout. Leaves cordate-ovate, entire or 3-lobed, 4-15 cm long, basally cordate, apically acuminate to acute, pubescent. Flowers in 1-to few-flowered cymes. Sepals long-lanceolate, 20-30 mm long, abruptly narrowed and spreading or curved at least in fruit, usually with some long erect trichomes on the base. Corolla lavender to blue with a white centre in wild plants, varying to red or purple in cultivated races, 3-5 cm long. Fruit capsular, subglobose to globose, 8-10 mm long. Seeds pyriform, black.  Life Form: Th,Cli,   Flowering in:———-,   Vern:————,   Phytochoria: Tro.+S.Tro., The native range of this species is Mexico. Notes: ntroduced in Libya, medicinal plant.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Wadi Derna 2017


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Ab-AzizaF.B., ElBarasi, Y.M. and Rahil, R.O. (2017) Flora, Vegetation and Human Activities of Wadi Derna-El-JabalResearch article I Botany l Version 1., Vegetation Wadi Derna 2017