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Ipomoea littoralis Blume
A vine of the tropical coast of North Queensland. It has a widespread distribution around the Indo Pacific region. In Queensland it occurs only on Cape York Peninsula.


  Ipomoea littoralis Ipomoea littoralis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Elim Beach, Hopevale, North Queensland Location:Elim Beach, Hopevale, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚15.7272S, 14516.5810E GPS coordinates:15˚15.7272S, 14516.5810E
  Date of photo:11 March 2017 Date of photo:11 March 2017
  Field No.: 6015 Field No.: 6015
     
  Ipomoea littoralis Ipomoea littoralis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
  Location:Elim Beach, Hopevale, North Queensland Location:Elim Beach, Hopevale, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚15.7272S, 14516.5810E GPS coordinates:15˚15.7272S, 14516.5810E
Date of photo:11 March 2017 Date of photo:11 March 2017
Field No.: 6015 Field No.: 6015
  Ipomoea littoralis Ipomoea littoralis
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Plant on roadside
  Location:Elim Beach, Hopevale, North Queensland Location:Elim Beach, Hopevale, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚15.7272S, 14516.5810E GPS coordinates:15˚15.7272S, 14516.5810E
  Date of photo:11 March 2017 Date of photo:11 March 2017
Field No.: 6015 Field No.: 6015
     

 

 

References (accessed 10 February 2018):

Plant identified by Tony Bean of the Queensland Herbarium

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Ipomoea_littoralis.htm

Austin Daniel F., Ipomoea littoralis (Convolvulaceae)-Taxonomy, Distribution and Ethnobotany, Economic Botany,Vol. 45, No. 2 (1991): 251-256

 

 

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