Flower Database

Morning Glory

Basic information
Flower Name
Morning Glory
Formal Name
Phabitis nil
Alias
Morning Glory, 朝顔, 牽牛花
Habitat
Tropical Asia
Morph
Annual grass
Comment
Morning glory , scientific name:Ipomoea nil, is an annual vine grass of the family Convolvulaceae of the genus Ipomoea native to tropical Asia. It is planted in a garden and potted flower or the school grounds in Japan.Leaves are green and have a cage shape and are attached to each other. In the early morning of the early summer, two divergent inflorescences like divergent shapes are stretched out and trumpet-like flowers bloom. The color of a flower of the progenitor was colored light blue, but a large number of garden varieties have been made now, and a color of a flower became abundant. Colors of a flower include blue and bluish violet, crimson and violet, red, pink, white. The ovarian carpel of the pistil is several pieces, or the fruit becoming after a flower is put together with it in capsule, and it is to dry fruit of one. "Ipomoea" of the genus name originates from "Ipo" (caterpillar) + "homoios" (similar) in Latin and means a state where it crawls up and entangles with a vine, "nil" Indigo color) meaning typical flower color of morning glory. Flower language is "bond of affection", it depends on firm tangle with vine.
Common name: morning glory, scientific name:Ipomoea nil, synonims:Phabitis nil, aka :asagao, origin: tropical Asia, living type: vine annual grass, Stem length (Director, Liana): 100-300 cm, open leaf: Trident type, leaf margin: entire, phyllotaxis: alternate, inflorescence: stagnation of Lysis = 2 out cymes (dichasium), rose: Tip cone-shaped, flower size: 5-20 cm, pistil: 3 carpel, number of stamens: 5 color: light blue, blue, blue-violet, purple, red, peach, white, Flowering period: June-October, fruit types: Saku fruit and seed color: black.
Detailed information
Order
Solanales
Family
Convolvulaceae
Genus
Ipomoea
Species
I. nil
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Dichasium
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Halberd
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 20