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Bush morning glory (Ipomoea carnea)

Krangkungan or kangkung pagar or bush morning glory (Ipomoea carnea) is a plant species in Convolvulaceae, growing along waterways, inundated areas and empty fields. Flower shaped trumpet, purple-white or red-white. Green and heart-shaped leaves.

I. carnea is a bush, can withstand drought for up to 6 months, grows sideways but sometimes stands up to 1-2 m tall and likes lots of sun. The stem is hollow, soft and not woody, gummy, many segments, branched and green-brown color.

Dlium Bush morning glory (Ipomoea carnea)

Fast growing plants where shoots emerge from seeds and stems. The petiole has a length of 1.5-2.5 cm, the leaf is angled and elongated with a heart-shaped base and a tapered tip, 6-25x4-17 cm, young leaves have fine hair.

Flowers have a rounded base, fall, rounded petals and 5-6 mm long and honey glands are located in the hallway. Stamen embedded in the tube, two stems are longer than the other. The anthers are white and have two balls. Egg-shaped fruit, 1.5-2 cm long, has 2-4 spaces with 4 black seeds.

All parts of the bush morning glory are poisonous to livestock, but the leaves are useful as a lozenges, oil from the seeds for hair fertilizers and boils. The leaves contain alkaioids, saponins, flavonoids and tannins. The stem is a paper material and has medicinal properties including marsillin and anticonvulsants.

I. carnea has two subspecies: Ipomoea carnea carnea and Ipomoea carnea fistulosa. These plants are home to the community of Aspidimorpha miliaris, Physomerus grossipes, Charidotella sexpunctata, Valanga nigricornis, Hierodula patellifera, Prionolomia heros, Anoplocnemis phasianus and others.



Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Ipomoea
Species: I. carnea
Subspecies: I. carnea carnea and I. carnea fistulosa

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