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Ipomoea aquatica (Convolvulaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Ipomoea aquatica from the Global Compendium of Weeds, and citations of references to this species as a weed. Definitions of terms are available in the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format. For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact webmaster@hear.org.


Synonyms/other Latin names:see GRIN ]

Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): agricultural weed, cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised, noxious weed, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format.]

Origin (native to where): [no info]



Data sources:

Importation of Fresh Bananas from the Philippines Technical Information Paper May 2002. BIOSECURITY AUSTRALIA. (Tables 16 & 17 (Weeds)) (weed)

Lesley Henderson & Carina J. Cilliers (2002) Invasive Aquatic Plants. A guide to the identification of the most important and potentially dangerous invasive aquatic and wetland plants in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 16. Agricultural Research Council, South Africa. [Indigenous southern and tropical African species which could become invasive outside their natural ranges.]

Alien Species. On March 10, the Japanese Cabinet submitted the bill dealing with invasive alien species to the Diet. The Diet passed the bill without amendments and the Invasive Alien Species Act was promulgated as of June 2, 2004. List of alien species recognized to be established in Japan or found in the Japanese wild (as of October 27, 2004) [PDF] (naturalised)

Backer, C.A. (1973) Atlas of 220 Weeds of sugarcane fields in Java. A reprint of an original publicaton from the early 1930s. (agricultural weed)

Chris Buddenhagen and Melanie Newfield (pers comm. 2001) A list of potential and actual environmental weeds for New Zealand. Department of Conservation. (environmental weed)

Conabio Programa de especies invasoras Especies invasoras plantas (Mexico)

Darrow, R.A. Erickson, L.C. Holstrum, J.T.Jnr., Miller, J.F., Scudder, W.F. and Williams, J.L. Jnr. (1966) Report of the Terminology Committee, Standardized Names of Weeds. WSSA (14), 346-386. Weed Science Society of America. (weed)

Dr. David Patterson Weed Specialist North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Plant Protection Section email: David_Patterson@mail.agr.state.nc.us (environmental weed, noxious weed)

Faith T. Campbell; American Lands Alliance; Worst Invasive Plant Species in the conterminous United States: weed (environmental weed)

Federal Noxious Weed List of the United States. - State and Federal Composite List of All U.S. Noxious Weeds. USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. (noxious weed)

anon. (2002). The Common Weeds of Central Thailand. Weed Science Society of Thailand. (weed)




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This page was created on 13 September 2007 by PT, and was last updated on 04 October 2007 by PT based on data from Rod Randall's Global Compendium of Weeds database dated 24 January 2007. Valid HTML 4.01!