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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE 

 Ipomoea hieronymi
 

Photo by Joseph Despins.

  
Author:  Carlos Alberto O'Donell 1948
Family:  Convolvulaceae
Habitat:  Argentina, Bolivia
Soil:  Rick - Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum - Maximum
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  4 Metres
Flower:  Light Pink/Dark Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Campanilla
Synonyms:  Ipomoea megapotamica, Choisy 1845. Argyreia megapotamica Griseb. 1879. Mouroucoa hieronymi, Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze 1898. Murucoa hieronymi Kuntze  1898. Murucoa megapotamica, Kuntze 1898. Argyreia hieronymi, Karl Moritz Schumann 1900. Ipomoea kurtziana, O'Donell 1948.

Photos by Joseph Despins.

Photos by Joseph Despins.

   This member of the Convolvulaceae family was given this name by Carlos Alberto O'Donell in 1948. It is found in Argentina and Bolivia, growing in all from rich soil over well drained soil to grit with some water and little to lots of sun. It is found in the Pampean Sierras from the open grassland over shrubs to forests. The partly exposed caudex can reach ten centimetres, the vines grow up to four metres or more. The large flowers are pale pink with a dark centre.

Photos by Joseph Despins.