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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to S. Africa.

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Convolvulaceae, Maria Leonor Gonçalves. Flora Zambesiaca 8:1. 1987

Morphology General Habit
Erect to decumbent perennial forming much branched stems from a woody root-stock.
Morphology Stem
Stems several from the base, densely brownish, greyish or sericeo-tomentose, more rarely white pubescent, up to about 60 cm. high.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf lamina linear to linear-oblong, rhomboidal, ovate-oblong or palmately 5-fid, sometimes emarginate or sagittate with basal auricles, often bifid, subtruncate or cuneate, usually acute, 9–35 × 1–25 mm., nearly sessile, thick, with stout midrib and the lateral nerves impressed above and prominent below, covered (as are peduncles, bracts, pedicels, calyx and midpetaline zones) with same brownish or greyish tomentum as the stems (often bullate or plicate in var. ornatus).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncles up to 5 mm. long, 1 (2) flowered, shorter than the leaves and up to about 30 mm. long; bracteoles small, linear or subulate, about 3 mm. long; pediclels usually longer than the peduncles and up to about 15 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals about 6 (10) mm. long, oblong, elliptic or ovate, acute or somewhat acuminate, rarely obtuse, the outer ones completely covered with the tomentum on the outside, inner ones with a median hairy zone.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white or pink, with a dark reddish-purple centre, widely funnel-shaped, about 12 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid-conical, shortly apiculate, hairy at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds glabrous.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Convolvulus ocellatus Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1369], Nepal Convolvulus ornatus K000195444

First published in Bot. Mag. 70: t. 4065 (1844)

Accepted by

  • Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.R.M., Mitchell, T.C., Carine, M.A., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). A foundation monograph of Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae) PhytoKeys 51: 1-282.
  • Meeuse, A.D.J. & W.G. Welman (2000). Convolvulaceae Flora of Southern Africa 28: 1-138. Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1): 9-129. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Baker, J.G. & C.H. Wright in Thiselton Dyer, W.T. et al. (eds.) (1904). Convolvulaceae Flora Capensis 4(2): 45-87.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Meeuse, A.D.J. & W.G. Welman (2000). Convolvulaceae Flora of Southern Africa 28: 1-138. Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture.

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