18 new species of Ipomoea described and illustrated in three new papers

Tue February 28th, 2017

As part of ongoing monographic studies of Ipomoea (morning glories) at Oxford Plant Sciences a further 18 new species are described and illustrated in three papers to be published in the Kew Bulletin.

Wood, J.R.I. & R.W. Scotland. 2017. Misapplied names, synonyms and new species of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) from South America. Kew Bulletin.

Wood, J.R.I. & R.W. Scotland. 2017. Notes on Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) from the Amazonian periphery. Kew Bulletin.

Wood, J.R.I.,  Vasconcelos, L.V., Simão Bianchini, R. & R.W. Scotland. 2017. New species of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) from Bahia. Kew Bulletin.

 

A Ipomoea chapadensis showing solitary flower, suppressed peduncle and calyx; B I. chapadensis, corolla limb showing biglobose stigma; C I. chapadensis, showing rostrate capsule; D I. parvibracteolata showing corolla, sepals and minute bracteoles; E I. parvibracteolata, showing habit and small leaves. PHOTOS: A – C LIZIANE VASCONCELOS; D – E ISYS MASCARENHA SOUZA.