Monographs Details: Ipomoea argentea Meisn.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part XI. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32: 1-391.
Family:Convolvulaceae
Scientific Name:Ipomoea argentea Meisn.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Venezuela, Guayana and Brazil. VENEZUELA. Amazonas. Cerro Coromoto, SE Puerto Ayacucho. Morillo & Ishikawa 3636 (VEN); Cerro Valipano. Brewer 45 (US, VEN).

Discussion:1. Ipomoea argentea Meisner in Mart. Fl. Bras. 7: 247. 1869. I. comosa House, Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 18: 201. 1908. Batatas villosa Choisy in DC, Prodr. 9: 337. 1845. Ipomoea villosa (Choisy) Meisn. in Mart., Fl. Bras. 7: 244. 1869. I. villosa var argentea (Meisn. in Mart.) H. Hall., Hamb. Wiss. Anst. 16: 53. 1899. Type. Venezuela. Amazonas. near Maypures. R. Spruce 3605 (syntype K) .
Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America|