Galapagos Species Checklist

Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br.

flor de mañana, beach morning Glory, railroad vine

Photo: Ruben Heleno, CDF, 2012.
Photo: Ruben Heleno, CDF, 2012.

With thick roundish leaves, and endless violet coloured trumpet flowers, this fast growing creeper is very popular in gardens.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Solanales

Family
Convolvulaceae

Genus
Ipomoea

Species
pes-caprae

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Ipomoea biloba Forssk., I. maritima R. Br. fide Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Missouri Botanical Garden (2010)

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

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  • Hooker, J.D. (1847) On the Vegetation of the Galápagos Islands as Compared with that of some other Tropical Islands Of the Continet of America. Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20: 235-262.
  • Finston, T.L. Peck, P.B. & Perry, R.B. (1997) Population density and dispersal ability in Darwin's darklings: fligtless beetles of the Galapagos island. Pan-pacific Entomologist 73(2): 110-121.
  • Andersson, N.J. (1861-1862) Ueber Die Vegetation der Galapagos-Inseln Linnaea 31: 571-631
  • Atkinson, I. A. E. (1987) Algunas consideraciones sobre la cartografía y clasificación de la vegetación en las Islas Galápagos. Memorias. Taller de Investigación Botánica y Manejo en Galápagos. Pg. 114- 131.

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