Ipomoea cristulata Hallier f.  
Family: Convolvulaceae
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Liz Makings  
Plant: Annual twining vine; stems twining, glabrous or pilose on the nodes Leaves: ovate, entire or 3-5-parted or palmately lobed, 1.5-10 cm long, 1-7 cm wide, apically acute to acuminate, rarely obtuse, mucronate, glabrous or pilose below, the margins irregularly dentate, the base cordate to subtruncate, the lobes rounded to acute, the petioles 2-9 cm long INFLORESCENCE: (1-)3-7-flowered cymes; peduncles 3-6(-25) cm long; bracts linear-lanceolate to ovate, aristate, 1-3.5 mm long Flowers: pedicels 5-14 mm long, reflexed in fruit; bracteoles ovate to lanceolate, 1-2 mm long; sepals unequal, the outer sepals oblong, 3-3.5 mm long, 2-2.5 mm wide, obtuse and rounded to truncate apically, muricate or smooth, with a subterminal arista 3-5 mm long, glabrous, the inner sepals oblong 4-5.5 mm long, 3-3.5 mm wide, apically truncate, with a subterminal arista 2.5-3.5 mm long; corollas salverform, 1.8-2.6 cm long, red, red-orange, glabrous, the limb 1-1.5 cm wide; stamens 21-23 mm long, exserted; anthers 1.5 mm long; ovary ovoid, 1 mm long, 4-locular, glabrous; styles 18-20 mm long Fruit: FRUITS globose, 7-8 mm wide, the apiculum 2 mm long. SEEDS 1-4, 3.5-5 mm long, ovoid, black to dark brown, finely tomentose Misc: Chaparral, oak woodland, ponderosa pine zones; 750-2750 (2400-9100 ft); May-Nov Notes: Fruit globoseCorolla plicateLeaves 3-5 lobedplant twining References: Austin, Daniel F. 1998. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Convolvulaceae 30(2): 61. Kearney & Peebles; Arizona Flora. ASU specimans
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Max Licher  
Ipomoea cristulata image
Max Licher  
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Frankie Coburn  
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Patrick Alexander  
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