Flower Database

Ipomoea pes-caprae

Basic information
Flower Name
Ipomoea pes-caprae
Formal Name
Ipomoea pes-caprae
Alias
ビーチ・モーニング・グロリー, 軍配昼顔, Beach Mornig Glory
Habitat
Tropical regions around the world
Morph
Perennial vine, coastal plants
Comment
Ipomoea pes-caprae (Scientific Name: Ipomoea pes-caprae) is a vining perennial in the family Convolvulaceae native to Tropical regions around the world. It is a seaside plant that expands its power like a ground cover on the beaches of tropical regions. The flowers are light purple-pink and funnel-shaped. Although it appears weak at first glance, it has cortical leaves and sturdy stems that can withstand strong winds and scorchingly hot temperatures. It is a tough plant that can withstand the constant salt water. The Hawaiian name 'pes-caprae' means 'goat's foot' in English, and the leaves of the The reason for this is its resemblance to the foot shape of a split goat. The Japanese name, Gumbai hirugao, is similarly attributed to the similarity of the leaf shape to the warriors' hats used by sumo wrestlers. After flowering, a small pod forms, with four black seeds inside.
The seeds are carried by the ocean currents to beaches around the world, where they expand their influence.
Common Name: Ipomoea pes-caprae, Scientific Name: Ipomoea pes-caprae, Also known as: beach morning glory, Pohuehue, Ipomoea pes-caprae,
Place of origin: Tropical regions of the world, environment: sandy beaches, Habitat : Southern Kyushu to Okinawa, Japan, Living type: vine perennial, grass height: 10-20 cm, Single leaf, inflorescence: alternate, leaf margin: full margin, Flowering season: May to September (locally, year round), Flower color: light purple-tinged pink, Flower shape: funnel-shaped; diameter: 4-6 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Solanales
Family
Convolvulaceae
Genus
Ipomoea
Species
I. pes-caprae
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Beach
Color
Pink
Season
May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height
10  ~ 20  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 6