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Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet

Synonyms

Batatas cavanillesii, Batatas pulchella, Batatas senegalensis, Batatas venosa, Cleiemera guinensis, Convolvulus bellus, Convolvulus cairicus, Convolvulus cavanillesii, Convolvulus digitatus, Convolvulus heptaphyllus, Convolvulus limphaticus, Convolvulus longiflorus, Convolvulus lupulifolia, Convolvulus lymphaticus, Convolvulus mucronatus, Convolvulus pendulus, Convolvulus quinquelobus, Convolvulus tenuifolius, Convolvulus tuberculatus, Convolvulus venosus, Convolvulus vittatus, Ipomoea bouvetii, Ipomoea cavanillesii, Ipomoea digitifolia, Ipomoea frutescens, Ipomoea funaria, Ipomoea heptaphylla, Ipomoea mendesii, Ipomoea palmata, Ipomoea pendula, Ipomoea pentaphylla, Ipomoea pulchella, Ipomoea quinqueloba, Ipomoea senegalensis, Ipomoea stipulacea, Ipomoea tuberculata, Ipomoea tuberculosa, Ipomoea tuberosa, Ipomoea vesiculosa, Tirtalia quinqueloba

Common names

Mile-a-minute Vine, Messina Creeper, Cairo Morning Glory, Coast Morning Glory

Extract from Wikipedia article

Ipomoea cairica morning glory has many common names, including Mile-a-minute Vine, Messina Creeper, Cairo Morning Glory, Coast Morning Glory and Railroad Creeper. This vining perennial has palmate leaves and large, showy white to lavender flowers. Each fruit matures at about 1 cm across and contains hairy seeds.[+]

LinkCoast morning glory (Ipomoea cairica) at Salah Al Deen Street, Al Doha Al Jadeeda area. Doha, Qatar, June 1, 2013
Location on mapsSalah Al Deen Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkCoast morning glory (Ipomoea cairica) carpeting a wall on Salah Al Deen Street in Al Doha Al Jadeeda neighborhood. Doha, Qatar, January 31, 2014
Location on mapsSalah Al Deen Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of coast morning glory (Ipomoea cairica) on Salah Al Deen Street in Al Doha Al Jadeeda neighborhood. Doha, Qatar, January 31, 2014
Location on mapsSalah Al Deen Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkCoast morning glory (Ipomoea cairica) on Salah Al Deen Street in Al Doha Al Jadeeda area. Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2014
Location on mapsSalah Al Deen Street, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.