Botanical name: Ipomoea cheirophylla Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)
Synonyms: Ipomoea digitata
Palm-Leaf Morning Glory is a species closely similar to Ipomoea mauritiana and often confused with it, differing mainly in narrower leaf lobes and narrower longer calyx lobes. It is a large climber with leaves 3-7 inches, often lobed to the base. Lobes are lanceshaped or elliptic, often spoon-shaped. Leaf-stalks are 2-5 inches long. Peduncles are often 6 inches long. Flowers are not capitate. Sepals are 6-8 mm, flowers 4-6 cm long, widely bell-shaped, hairless, pink-purple. Palm-Leaf Morning Glory is found in a large part of tropical world.
Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh
The flower labeled Palm-Leaf Morning Glory is ...