Ipomoea littoralis Blume
Blume, C. (1826) Bijdr. : 713. Type: Java?.
Coastal Morning Glory; Whiteflower Beach Morning Glory
A slender vine not exceeding a stem diameter of 2 cm.
Leaf blades about 4-8 x 3.5-6 cm, petioles about 3.5-5 cm long.
Features not available.
Occurs in CYP, NEQ, CEQ and southwards as far as south-eastern Queensland. Altitudinal range not known but most collections were slightly above sea level. Usually grows in maritime situations and climbs over the vegetation in beach forest. Also occurs in Madagascar and other islands in the Indian Ocean, Asia, Malesia, the Pacific islands, Mexico and the West Indies.
This species may have medicinal properties.