A species scattered over southern Brazil and neighbouring parts of Argentina and Paraguay. It resembles Ipomoea valenzuelensis, but differs in its trifulcate leaves and many-flowered inflorescences. It shares the trifulcate leaf shape with I. langsdorffii, but in that species the leaves are whitish beneath.

DESCRIPTION: Decumbent (rarely climbing) perennial with stems to 4 m long; stems thinly hispid. Leaves shortly petiolate, 5–11 × 1–10, elliptic to obovate in outline, 3-lobed to about halfway, base broadly cuneate, apex obtuse to rounded, strongly mucronate, both surfaces thinly to densely hispid; petioles 0.5–2.5 cm, hispid pilose. Inflorescence of long-pedunculate, compact axillary cymes with up to c. 8 flowers; peduncles 3–12 cm, hispid; bracteoles 5–15 × 0.5–1 mm, linear or lanceolate, acuminate, hispid, margins scarious; secondary peduncles very short or absent, up to 1 cm long; pedicels 3–8 mm, hispid; sepals subequal, 10–16 × 3–4 mm, lanceolate to ovate, finely acuminate, densely hispid-pilose; corolla 5.5–6.5 cm long, funnel-shaped, pink, pilose; limb c. 4 cm diam.; stigma bilobed with globose lobes. Capsules and seeds not seen.

PROTOLOGUE: Lilloa 23: 478 (1950).

COUNTRIES: AMERICA: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay. See records in database

TYPE SPECIMENS:
Holotype (P)

SYNONYMS:
Convolvulus abutiloides Kunth.
Ipomoea abutiloides var. hartwegiana Kuntze
Ipomoea abutiloides var. kunthiana Kuntze
Ipomoea floribunda Moric.
Ipomoea floribunda var. blanchetii Meisn.
Rivea abutiloides (Kunth) Hallier
Turbina abutiloides (Kunth) O’Donell.