Merremia malvaefolia Rendle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ipomoea malvaefolia (Rendle) Baker


Conservation Status


Last record: 1800's



Port Alfred, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










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Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Le Roux, Johannes J., Hui, C., Castillo, M. L., Iriondo, J. M., Keet, J.-H., Khapugin, A. A., Médail, F., Rejmánek, M., Theron, G. Yannelli, F. A. and Hirsch, H. (2019). Recent Anthropogenic Plant Extinctions Differ in Biodiversity Hotspots and Coldspots. Current Biology 29(17): 2912-2918.e2.

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Meeuse, A.D.J. and Welman, W.G. 2000. Convolvulaceae. In: G. Germishuizen (ed). Flora of southern Africa 28 Part 1:1-138. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Victor, J.E. 2002. South Africa. In: J.S. Golding (ed), Southern African plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 14 (pp. 93-120), SABONET, Pretoria.

Victor, J.E. & von Staden, L. 2011. Merremia malvaefolia Rendle. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/07.


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