Pink morning glory | Tree Morning Glory | Ipomoea carnea

Pink morning glory

Common Name : Pink morning glory, Bush morning glory, Tree Morning Glory Scientific Name : Ipomoea carnea Family : Convolvulaceae

Pink morning glory

Order - Solanales

Genus - Ipomoea

Species - carnea

Origin / Native - Tropicals of South America

Type & Life Cycle - Perennial

Category - Tree like Shrub

Height - Up to 16 feet tall

Synonym - Ipomoea fistulosa

Uses - Skin diseases, Medicinal, Paper making

Hindi - Behaya

Hazards - Seeds are poisonous

Found In - India

Growth Rate - Fast in rainy season, Low/decreases in dry season

Grows in - Wetland, Flooded grassland, Drainage channels, River-side

Leaves - Green, Heart shaped, 23 cm long, thick stem

Flowers - Large, Showy, Pink with Purple centric, Funnel-shaped, Clustered or single

Attracts - Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Flowering Season - Spring, Summer

Pink morning glory flower
Pink morning glory flower

Ipomoea carnea flower buds
Ipomoea carnea flower buds

Ipomoea carnea flower single
Ipomoea carnea flower single

Ipomoea carnea flowers and foliage
Ipomoea carnea flowers and foliage

Ipomoea carnea plant
Ipomoea carnea plant

Bush morning glory
Bush morning glory

Ipomoea carnea leaf
Ipomoea carnea leaf

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Srirangam, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, South India


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