Ipomoea santillianii
Morning GloriesConvolvulaceae

Flower
Flower



Similar species
Convolvulus nodiflorusCorolla much smaller, without floral bracts, forked stigma.
Ipomoea albaTube more than 10 cm long, lacks inflorescence bracts.

Description: Corolla large, >5 cm diameter, tube less than 3 cm, calyx lobes small and appressed, but sourrounded by large inflorescence bracts, open at night.

Abundance: rare

Elevation: 1100-1300 m

Slope: Pacific

Flower phenology: November to January

Comments: Open at night, has a spoiled fruit odor; presumably bat-pollibnated.

Corolla color: white

Corolla throat color: white



Credits: Images and Text Copyright 2006 by William A. Haber, www.cs.umb.edu/efg.