Spanish arborvine
Merremia tuberosa (L.) RendleConvolvulaceae

common name synonyms: wood rose, Hawaiian wood-rose, Spanish woodbine, xixcam?tic, yellow-morning-glory

scientific name synonyms: Ipomoea tuberosa L., Operculina tuberosa

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Solanales

growth form: vine, subshrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: Mexico (Central America), South America

notes: naturalized throughout the tropics; apparently a sea-bean; invasive in U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth