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Ipomoea pes-caprae is a species of shrub in the family Convolvulaceae. They are climbers. They are native to Bahia, AmazôNia, ParaíBa, Piauí, Pernambuco, SãO Paulo, Espirito Santo, Atlantic And Gulf Coastal Plain (Agcp), Santa Catarina, Ceará, Mata Atlântica, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Norte, Alagoas, Puerto Rico, Maranhao, The Contiguous United States, Paraná, Pará, U.S. Virgin Islands, Eastern North America, Middle America, Sergipe, US Minor Outlying Islands, Rio Grande Do Sul, Hawaii, and Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii. They have simple, broad leaves, red flowers, and achene. Flowers are visited by Lasioglossum nudatum, Ceylalictus tumidus, Xylocopa, and Tetralonia nigropilosa. Individuals can grow to 0.77 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Brown. View this species on GBIF