Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea indica

(Blue or Purple Morning Glory)

FAMILY

Convolvulaceae

Species

Ipomoea indica

Common name(s)

Blue or Purple Morning Glory

Flower colour; life form

Flowers blue to purple. Vine

Distinguishing features

Leaves alternate, simple, margins usually entire, lower surface of leaf silky hairy. Flowers funnel-shaped to 6-8 cm across, thickened portion in centre of each petal; petals fused, bright-blue to purple. Capsule 1 cm diameter. Robust vine scrambling over vegetation.

Ipomoea indica