Ipomoea

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Ipomoea
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Ipomoea indica


Ipomoea indica
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Solanales
Family:Convolvulaceae
Genus:Ipomoea
Species

I. alba - Moonflower
I. aquatica - Water spinach
I. batatas - Sweet potato
I. violacea
...plus hundreds more...

The genus Ipomoea, with over 500 species, is the largest genus of the family Convolvulaceae. It includes the important food crops sweet potato and water spinach, and I. violacea, the source of the Mexican psychedelic plant drug tlitliltzin. Species and cultivars of Ipomoea are popular in gardens for their stunning flowers.

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Ipomoea imperati
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