First record of a less known Asian moonflower (Ipomoea aspera: Convolvulaceae) from India

Barbhuiya H.A.*, Salunkhe C.K., Verma D. & S. Dey

Published on : 30-Sep-2019



Ipomoea aspera (Choisy) Vatke, an Asian moonflower is reported here for the first time from India. A brief description of the plant along with photographs and distribution map are provided to facilitate its future unambiguous identification. Its taxonomic relationships with other closely allied taxa are examined and discussed.