Ipomoea alba

Family:CONVOLVULACEAE
Species:Ipomoea alba L.
Common Name:MOONFLOWERS; TROPICAL WHITE MORNING-GLORY
Status:Native, FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order SOLANALES
FamilyCONVOLVULACEAE
Genus Ipomoea
Species Ipomoea alba L. - MOONFLOWERS; TROPICAL WHITE MORNING-GLORY

Citation

Citation IPOMOEA ALBA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 161. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: INDIA: Kerala: Without data (lectotype: Rheede, Hort. Malab. 11: t. 50. 1692). Lectotypified by C. R. Gunn, Brittonia 24: 151. 1972.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua FLAS  
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Charlotte USF  
Collier USF  
DeSoto USF  
Duval GA-Lit Lit-GA: Zomlefer et al., J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1: 1170. 2007.
Glades USF  
Hardee USF  
Hendry FLAS  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Lake USF  
Lee USF  
Levy USF  
Manatee USF  
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland USF  
Okeechobee USF  
Osceola USF  
Palm Beach USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam FLAS  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Lucie USF  
Volusia USF  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bonanox indica Bonanox indica Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 77. 1838 ("1836"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Bonanox riparia Bonanox riparia Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 77. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: "Antilles and Florida",
Calonyction aculeatum Calonyction aculeatum (Linnaeus) House, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 31: 590. 1904.BASIONYM: Convolvulus aculeatus Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction album Calonyction album (Linnaeus) House, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 31: 591. 1904.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction bona-nox Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, Hortus Maurit. 227. 1837, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus 1762, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction bona-nox var. normale Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, var. normale Hallier f., Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 1037. 1897, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Calonyction bona-nox Bojer 1837, nom. illagit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction rheedii Calonyction rheedii Colla, Mem. Nuova Sp. Calon. 15. 1840, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction roxburghii Calonyction roxburghii G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 263. 1837, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea grandiflora Roxburgh 1814, nom. illegit. et non Lamarck 1797; Convolvulus grandiflorus Linnaeus f. 1782, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction speciosum Calonyction speciosum Choisy, Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 6: 441. 1834, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction speciosum var. vulgare Calonyction speciosum Choisy, var. vulgare Choisy, in de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 345. 1845, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Calonyction speciosum Choisy 1834, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Convolvulus aculeatus Convolvulus aculeatus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 155. 1753. TYPE: West Indies, without data, Sloane Herb. 99: 213 (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Verdcourt, in Hubbard & Milne-Redhead, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Convolvulaceae 130. 1963.
Convolvulus aculeatus var. bona-nox Convolvulus aculeatus Linnaeus, var. bona-nox (Kuntze) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 212. 1898.BASIONYM: Ipomoea aculeata (Lilnnaeus) Kuntze, var. bona-nox Kuntze 1891; Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus 1762, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Convolvulus bona-nox Convolvulus bona-nox Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 600. 1824 ("1825"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus 1762, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Convolvulus duartinus Convolvulus duartinus Mure, Doctrine Ecole Rio de Janeiro Pathog. Brésil. 307. 1849, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Convolvulus grandiflorus Convolvulus grandiflorus Linnaeus f., Suppl. Pl. 136. 1782 ("1781"), nom. illegit. et non Jacquin 1777.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Euryloma grandiflora Euryloma grandiflora Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 75. 1838 ("1836"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Convolvulus grandiflorus Linnaeus f. 1782, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Ipomoea aculeata Ipomoea aculeata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 442. 1891, non Blume 1825.BASIONYM: Convolvulus aculeatus Linnaeus 1753. 
Ipomoea aculeata forma bona-nox Ipomoea aculeata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, forma bona-nox (Kuntze) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 708. 1894.BASIONYM: Ipomoea aculeata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, var. bona-nox Kuntze 1891; Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus 1762, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Ipomoea aculeata var. bona-nox Ipomoea aculeata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, var. bona-nox Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 442. 1891.BASIONYM: Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus 1762, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Ipomoea bona-nox Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 228. 1762, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Ipomoea grandiflora Ipomoea grandiflora Roxburgh, Hort. Beng. 14. 1814, nom. illegit. et non Lamarck 1797.BASIONYM: Convolvulus grandiflorus Linnaeus f. 1782; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Ipomoea roxburghii Ipomoea roxburghii Steudel, Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2. 1: 819. 1840, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Calonyction roxburghii G. Don 1837, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea grandiflora Roxburgh 1814, nom. illegit. et non Lamarck 1797; Convolvulus grandiflorus Linnaeus f. 1782, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Tremasperma bona-nox Tremasperma bona-nox Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 124. 1838 ('1836"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus 1762, nom. illegit.; Ipomoea alba Linnaeus 1753. 
Calonyction aculeatum forma apopetalum Calonyction aculeatum (Linnaeus) House, forma apopetalum Allard, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 35: 33. 1945. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Arlington Co.: Cult. at Allard's Garden, s.d., Allard 11108 (holotype: US; isotype: K).
Calonyction aculeatum var. lobatum Calonyction aculeatum (Linnaeus) House, var. lobatum (Hallier f.) C. Y. Wu, Rep. Yunnan Subtrop. Fl. Res. Inst. 1: 114. 1965.BASIONYM: Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, var. lobatum Hallier f. 1897. 
Calonyction bona-nox subvar. calvum Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, subvar. calvum Hallier f., Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 1037. 1897.  
Calonyction bona-nox subvar. glabrum Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, subvar. glabrum Hallier f., Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 1037. 1897.  
Calonyction bona-nox subvar. hirsutum Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, subvar. hirsutum Hallier f., Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 1038. 1897.  
Calonyction bona-nox var. lobatum Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, var. lobatum Hallier f., Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 1037. 1897.  
Calonyction bona-nox var. pubescens Calonyction bona-nox Bojer, var. pubescens Hallier f., Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 1037. 1897.  
Calonyction macrantholeucum Calonyction macrantholeucum Colla, Mem. Nuova Sp. Calon. 15. 1840. TYPE: MEXICO:
Calonyction megalocarpum Calonyction megalocarpum A. Richard, in Sagra, Hist. Fis. Cuba, Bot. 11: 129, t. 63. 1850. TYPE: CUBA:
Calonyction noctilucum Calonyction noctilucum (Herbert) G. Don, in Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 3. 482. 1839.BASIONYM: Ipomoea noctiluca Herbert 1825. 
Calonyction pulcherrimum Calonyction pulcherrimum Parodi, Contr. Fl. Paraguay 12. 1877. TYPE: PARAGUAY:
Calonyction speciosum var. macrantholeucum Calonyction speciosum Choisy, var. macrantholeucum (Colla) Choisy, in de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 345. 1845.BASIONYM: Calonyction macrantholeucum Colla 1840. 
Convolvulus latiflorus Convolvulus latiflorus Desrousseaux, in Lamarck, Encycl. 3: 561. 1792.  
Convolvulus macrosolen Convolvulus macrosolen Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 603. 1824 ("1825").BASIONYM: Ipomoea longiflora Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow 1809. 
Convolvulus maximus Convolvulus maximus Linnaeus f., Suppl. Pl. 137. 1782 ("1781"). TYPE: INDIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 218.22). Lectotypified by Verdcourt, Kew Bull. 15: 8. 1961.
Convolvulus muricatus Convolvulus muricatus Blanco, Fl. Filip. 92. 1837, non Linnaeus 1767. TYPE: PHILIPPINES:
Convolvulus pulcherrimus Convolvulus pulcherrimus Vellozo, Fl. Flumin. 72. 1829 ("1825"). TYPE: BRAZIL:
Convolvulus schottianus Convolvulus schottianus Denhart, Cat. Pl. Hort. Camald. 26. 1829.  
Euryloma latiflora Euryloma latiflora (Desrousseaux) Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 75. 1838 ("1836").BASIONYM: Convolvulus latiflorus Desrousseaux 1792. 
Ipomoea aculeata var. heterophylla Ipomoea aculeata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, var. heterophylla Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 442. 1891. TYPE: PUERTO RICO:
Ipomoea ambigua Ipomoea ambigua Endlicher, Prodr. Fl. Norfolk. 53. 1833.  
Ipomoea bona-nox var. grandiflora Ipomoea bona-nox Linnaeus, var. grandiflora C. B. Clarke, in Hooker f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 197. 1883. TYPE: INDIA:
Ipomoea carinata Ipomoea carinata Endlicher, Prodr. Fl. Norfolk. 53. 1833. TYPE: NORFOLK ISLAND:
Ipomoea krusensternii Ipomoea krusensternii Ledebour, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Petersbourg, Hist. Acad. 4: 401, t. 8. 1811.  
Ipomoea latiflora Ipomoea latiflora (Desrousseaux) Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 4: 240. 1819.BASIONYM: Convolvulus latiflorus Desrousseaux 1792. 
Ipomoea longiflora Ipomoea longiflora Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow, Enum. Pl. 207. 1809. TYPE: CUBA: Without data, Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (holotype: B-W).
Ipomoea maxima Ipomoea maxima (Linnaeus f.) G. Don ex Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 2. 372. 1830.BASIONYM: Convolvulus maximus Linnaeus f. 1782. 
Ipomoea noctiflora Ipomoea noctiflora Griffith, Not. Fl. Asiat. 4: 286. 1854.  
Ipomoea noctiluca Ipomoea noctiluca Herbert, Bot. Reg. 11: t. 889, sub t. 917. 1825.  
Ipomoea tubulosa Ipomoea tubulosa Willdenow ex Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 4: 789. 1819. TYPE: CUBA: Without data, Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (holotype: B-W).
Melascus latifolius Melascus latifolius Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 80. 1838 ("1836'), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Convolvulus latiflorus Desrousseaux 1792. 
Quamoclit longiflora Quamoclit longiflora (Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow) G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 259. 1837.BASIONYM: Ipomoea longiflora Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow 1809.