Ipomoea parasitica
Morning GloriesConvolvulaceae


Similar species
Ipomoea nilCorolla throat pure white, corolla lacks the shallow lobed margin.

Description: Corolla dark blue with yellow throat, 5 cm diameter, smaller than other blue species, leaves glabrous.

Abundance: uncommon

Elevation: 600-900 m

Slope: Pacific

Flower phenology: All year, more common in wet season

Comments: This species has a very narrow elevational range. It is the only blue to pink species with a yellow throat.

Corolla color: blue-purple

Corolla throat color: yellow-orange

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