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Red Morning Glory

Ipomoea coccinea

2 species ID suggestions

Susi T-B
Susi T-B 2 years ago
Red Morning Glory
Ipomoea coccinea Chihuahuan Desert Plants: Ipomoea coccinea
Scarlet Creeper
Ipomoea hederifolia


Ron Kushner
Ron Kushner 9 months ago

The fruit in the photo here:

is remaining erect , which means it can't be Ipomoea coccinea but is Ipomoea hederifolia.

Ron Kushner
Ron Kushner a year ago

The 4th photo clearly shows fully erect seedpod pedicels which means it isn't Ipomoea coccinea but it completely consistent for Ipomoea hederifolia.

The 2 species are visually very similar but have different chromosome counts and are chemo-taxonomically different.

Marlyn 2 years ago

That is a beautiful flower

Caçapava, SP, Brazil

Lat: -23.16, Long: -45.69

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012

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