Ipomoea hederifolia
Morning GloriesConvolvulaceae


Similar species

Description: Corolla bright red, 2 cm diameter, 3-4 cm long, calyx with long slender appendages.

Abundance: rare

Elevation: below 700 m

Slope: Pacific

Flower phenology: December to January

Comments: Another red-flowered species (I. quamoclit) occurs in Costa Rica, but it has not been collected in the Monteverde region.

Corolla color: red

Corolla throat color: red

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