International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2016)

Convolvulaceae: A taxonomically and medicinally important morning glory family


Rajia Sultana, Mahbubur Rahman AHM

Taxonomically and medicinally importantrnmorning glory family of Convolvulaceae at Rajshahi district was carried out. Arntotal of 9 species under 2 genera belonging to the family Convolvulaceae wererncollected and identified. Out of the total number of species Evolvulusrnnummularius (L.) L., Ipomoea aquatica Forssk., Ipomoea albarnL., Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lamk., Ipomoea fistulosa Mart. ex Choisyrnwere common and Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet., Ipomoea nil (L.)rnRoth., Ipomoea pes-tigridis L., Ipomoea quamoclit L. was rarernspecies in the study area. For each species English name, botanical name,rnsynonyms, local name, status of occurrence, habit, habitat, flowering andrnfruiting time, chromosome number, distribution Taxonomic description andrnmedicinal uses have been mentioned.
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Rajia Sultana, Mahbubur Rahman AHM. Convolvulaceae: A taxonomically and medicinally important morning glory family. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2016, Pages 47-52
International Journal of Botany Studies