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Jitirana

Ipomoea parasitica

Habitat:

Caatinga

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2 Comments

AlanRoque
AlanRoque 7 years ago

Thanks Ron Kushner...

Ron Kushner
Ron Kushner 7 years ago

This is Ipomoea parasitica.

Look at the way the pedicel is reflexing (which does NOT occur on I.nil) and if you look closely (after enlarging the photo enough) you will see the small spines on the stem below the fruit,as this occurs on Ipomoea parasitica but NOT on Ipomoea nil...additionally fruit on I.nil remains fully erect and does nbot reflex at all.

AlanRoque
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AlanRoque

Brazil

Spotted on Feb 7, 2013
Submitted on Feb 7, 2013

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