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. 

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Lee Co. 12 Feb 1978 S. Morrill 182
USA Florida DeSoto Co. 12 Oct 1978 A. Fulton 189
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 27 Dec 1979 R. P. Sauleda 3261
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 01 Sep 1978 D. W. Crewz 1458
USA Florida Volusia Co. 27 Apr 1961 J. D. Ray, Jr. 10788
USA Florida Indian River Co. 26 Nov 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6477
USA Florida Indian River Co. 05 Dec 1980 B. F. Hansen s.n.
USA Florida Lee Co. 12 Jan 1979 B. F. Hansen 4994
USA Florida Lee Co. 28 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6238
USA Florida Lee Co. 28 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6227
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 20 Oct 1978 C. H. Dodson 4888
USA Florida Volusia Co. 20 May 1981 B. F. Hansen 8263
USA Florida Broward Co. 20 Nov 1977 C. G. Willett 107
USA Florida Indian River Co. 02 Feb 1957 R. J. Lemaire 126
USA Florida Brevard Co. 13 Jan 2003 J. E. Tear 2118
USA Florida Collier Co. 30 Aug 2000 M. Owen FS0075
USA Florida Lee Co. 11 Mar 1954 G. R. Cooley 2638
USA Florida Glades Co. 09 Dec 2009 A. R. Franck 1643
USA Florida Glades Co. 20 Dec 2007 J. M. Kunzer 2256
USA Florida Volusia Co. 09 Oct 1966 R. W. Long 2285
USA Florida Collier Co. 19 May 2005 A. Bishop DW0058
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 22 Sep 2007 C. vanHoek HR0516
USA Florida Manatee Co. 07 Jun 1998 J. Beckner 2743
USA Florida Monroe Co. 09 Jul 1966 R. W. Long 1990
USA Florida Palm Beach Co. 21 Jun 1967 P. M. Cassen 81
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 21 Jul 2005 A. Emmert MWSR058
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 21 Jul 2005 A. Emmert MWSR058
USA Florida Brevard Co. 23 Dec 2002 J. E. Tear 2114
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 19 Oct 1972 W. Webb s.n.
USA Florida Volusia Co. 27 Apr 1961 J. D. Ray, Jr. 10778
USA Florida Monroe Co. 18 Jan 1969 R. W. Long 2795
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 12 Dec 2002 A. Bishop AK0063
USA Florida Monroe Co. 21 Dec 1966 O. K. Lakela 30498
USA Florida Collier Co. 27 Feb 1998 E. Hersch FS0366
USA Florida Palm Beach Co. 26 Dec 1972 M. Meagher MM689
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 03 Oct 1976 P. Genelle 2480
USA Florida Okeechobee Co. 25 Sep 1986 B. F. Hansen 11292
USA Florida Collier Co. 02 May 1958 G. R. Cooley 6154
USA Florida Polk Co. 24–30 Dec 1929 O. E. Jennings s.n.
USA Florida Lake Co. 02 Nov 1979 R. F. Daubenmire s.n.
USA Florida Collier Co. 05 Dec 1964 O. K. Lakela 28010
USA Florida Monroe Co. 09 Aug 1961 R. R. Smith 665
USA Florida Monroe Co. 15 Mar 1984 S. R. Hill 13484
USA Florida Levy Co. 15 Feb 1974 R. F. Thorne 44415
USA Florida Monroe Co. 29 Nov 1969 R. W. Long 3021
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 26 Aug 1982 R. Lassiter 711
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 03 Oct 1982 R. Lassiter 713
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 10 Nov 1984 R. Lassiter 2200
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 04 Nov 1978 R. Lassiter 754
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 08 Oct 1983 R. Lassiter 726
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 10 Nov 1984 R. Lassiter 2206
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 13 Nov 1982 R. Lassiter 712
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 25 Jun 1999 J. Myers 417
USA Florida Charlotte Co. 16 Sep 1998 S.W. Braem DP0016
USA Florida Palm Beach Co. 28 Dec 1967 W. L. McCart 20
USA Florida Broward Co. 19 Apr 1966 O. K. Lakela 29687
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 21 Jul 1964 O. K. Lakela 27319A
USA Florida Monroe Co. 13 Feb 1967 O. K. Lakela 30675 A
USA Florida Collier Co. 07 Jan 1965 O. K. Lakela 28103
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 15 Aug 1978 R. Lassiter 171
USA Florida Martin and Palm Beach Co's 27–29 Jul 1956 G. R. Cooley 4829
USA Florida Charlotte Co. 23 Dec 1999 S.W. Braem DP0176
USA Florida Lee Co. 13 Jan 1979 B. F. Hansen 5058
USA Florida DeSoto Co. 10 Nov 2008 A. R. Franck 1026
USA Florida Brevard Co. 21 Mar 2002 S. M. Kennedy 567
USA Florida Lee Co. 27 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6065
USA Florida Lee Co. 30 Apr 1992 A. Peters GI0019
USA Florida Collier Co. 27 Mar 1992 J. Weber CS0129
USA Florida Monroe Co. 28 May 1966 O. K. Lakela 29890
USA Florida 10 Apr 1948 C. T. Reed S-1087
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 03 Dec 1994 S. Cole LR0062
USA Florida Lee Co. 05 May 1954 G. R. Cooley 2666
USA Florida Collier Co. 15 Mar 1966 O. K. Lakela 29512
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 31 Jul 1974 S. Todd 286
USA Florida Brevard Co. 17 May 1973 A.G. Shuey M0808
USA Florida Collier Co. 30 Dec 1963 O. K. Lakela 26785
USA Florida Lee Co. 01 Feb 1967 G. R. Cooley 11856
USA Florida Monroe Co. 11 Feb 1967 R. W. Long 2538
USA Florida Hardee Co. 16 Apr 2004 A. Bishop PC0048
USA Florida Martin Co. Nov 1988 R. O. Woodbury s.n.
USA Florida St. Lucie Co. 29 Mar 2012 R. Chicone 810
USA Florida Seminole Co. 20 Apr 2012 W. D. Longbottom 17118
USA Florida Osceola Co. 23 Nov 2012 S. Myers 783
USA Florida St. Lucie Co. 19 Dec 2012 S. Myers 838
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 12 Aug 2005 S.W. Braem HI0184
USA Florida Indian River Co. 28 Nov 2013 S. Myers 1224
USA Florida Hardee Co. 04 Oct 2014 P. J. Simoes 70
USA Florida Brevard Co. 20 Aug 2014 P. A. Schmalzer 14-11
USA Florida Lee Co. 30 Nov 2002 E. M. Ferguson 71
Dominica St. Joseph Par. 07 Mar 1993 S. R. Hill 24699
Dominican Republic San Rafael Prov. Bánica Mun. 27 Aug 1982 R. P. Sauleda 7618
Dominican Republic Barahona Prov. Paraíso Mun. 16 Feb 1982 T. A. Zanoni 19054
USA Florida Monroe Co. 23 Apr 1966 M. E. Seidel 35
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