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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Solanales

Familia: Convolvulaceae
Tribus: Ipomoeeae
Genus: Astripomoea
Species: A. cephalantha – A. delamereana – A. grantii – A. hyoscyamoides – A. lachnosperma – A. longituba – A. malvacea – A. nogalensis – A. polycephala – A. procera – A. rotundata – A. tubiflora
Source(s) of checklist:

Astripomoea A.Meeuse, Bothalia 6: 709 (1957 publ. 1958).

Typus: A. lachnosperma
(Choisy) Meeuse


Astrochlaena Hallier f., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 120. 22 Dec 1893, nom. illeg. non Corda (1845).

Primary references

Meeuse, A.D.J. 1958. Bothalia 6: 709.

Additional references

Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. eds. (1996-) Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum) Card. 2009 Dec 23 [1].


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Astripomoea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 09. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Astripomoea. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 09. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Astripomoea. Published online. Accessed: November 09 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Astripomoea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 09 November 2019.

Vernacular names

Astripomoea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Convolvulaceae.[1]

Its native range is Tropical and Southern Africa, Arabian Peninsula.[1]


Astripomoea cephalantha (Hallier f.) Verdc.
Astripomoea delamereana (Rendle) Verdc.
Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Astripomoea hyoscyamoides (Vatke) Verdc.
Astripomoea lachnosperma (Choisy) A.Meeuse
Astripomoea longituba Verdc.
Astripomoea malvacea (Klotzsch) A.Meeuse
Astripomoea nogalensis (Chiov.) Verdc.
Astripomoea polycephala (Hallier f.) Verdc.
Astripomoea procera Thulin
Astripomoea rotundata (Pilg.) A.Meeuse
Astripomoea tubiflora (Hallier f.) Verdc.


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