Ipomoea gracilis R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 484. Type: Northern Australia, R. Brown; (holo: BM?).
A slender vine not exceeding a stem diameter of 2 cm.
Flowers about 6-7 cm long. Sepals lanceolate, about 12-15 x 4-7 mm each marked by four or five indistinct lines of red to purple tubercles. Corolla tube about 3-7 cm long expanded to a diameter of 4-4.5 cm at the apex. Stamens all of different lengths, about 15-20 mm long. Anthers about 2.5-3 mm long. Pollen white, grains spinulose, disk yellowish, surrounding the base of the ovary. Ovary about 2-5 mm diam. Style about 2-3 cm long. Stigma 2-lobed, verrucose. Ovules 1 or 2 per locule.
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A very variable species exhibiting a wide range of leaf blade shape. This species may have medicinal properties. (http://squid2.laughingsquid.net/hosts/herbweb.com /herbage/A13923.htm)