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Convolvulus tricolor

Convolvulus tricolor (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Solanales
Familia: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Convolvulus
Species: Convolvulus tricolor
Subspecies: C. t. subsp. cupanianus -C. t. subsp. meonanthus -C. t. subsp. tricolor

Name

Convolvulus tricolor L., Sp. Pl.: 158. 1753.

References

Euro+Med Plantbase. Accessed 2009 April 13 [1]

Vernacular names
Svenska: BlÄvinda

Convolvulus tricolor, is a species of morning glory known by the common name Dwarf Morning Glory. This flowering plant is native to the Mediterranean Basin but it is occasionally seen in other areas of similar climate. It is a short to medium annual plant with solitary long-stalked flowers. The flower is a tri-coloured funnel-shaped bloom about three centimeters wide, blue with white and a yellow centre. The leaves are oval to elliptic, untoothed and unstalked. Common in dry open habitats, sandy places and roadsides. The plant is usually cultivated for ornamental purposes.

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