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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
Ron Kushner
Ron Kushner 11 months ago
Scarlet Creeper
Ipomoea hederifolia


Ron Kushner
Ron Kushner 2 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 11 months 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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