Ipomoea carnea (weed)

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Ipomoea carnea seed (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Carole Ritchie
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Ipomoea carnea Jacq.

This weed is believed to be native to parts of Central America and is regarded as introduced in various other tropical regions. It is often grown as an ornamental, but can be invasive and has become an environmental weed in several regions like parts of Asia and Africa.

Publications covering Ipomoea carnea (weed)

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2008) 18, 941-947
Mantu Bhuyan, Jiban J. Mahanta and Pranab R. Bhattacharyya (2008)
Biocontrol potential of tortoise beetle (Aspidomorpha miliaris) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Ipomoea carnea in Assam, India

Biological Invasions (2008) 10, 1411-1429
Ewald Weber, Shi-Guo Sun and Bo Li (2008)
Invasive alien plants in China: diversity and ecological insights