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

Holotype (P)

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.