Water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)

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Water spinach fact file

Water spinach description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderSolanales
FamilyConvolvulaceae
GenusIpomoea (1)

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Water spinach status

Water spinach is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Water spinach flowers

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