Morning Glory family

FORM shrubs, herbs and climbers. Sap maybe milky

Genera    55         

Species  1650 in our area 33 (Gray); 30 (B&B)43

Distribution mostly tropical

Flowers Perfect, regular hermaphrodite

#Parts   5 sepals, 5 fused petals, 5 stamens Symmetry

Leaves simple alternate with milky juice

Most species in our range are vines with undivided leaves in the genera Convolvulus. Sweet potatoes are in this genus.