Goat's Foot Morning Glory (species: Ipomoea pes-caprae) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ipomoea pes-caprae
Goat's Foot Morning Glory

©Anne Hoggett: Ipomoea pes-caprae flowers at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Ipomoea pes-caprae vines recolonising the beach at Watson's Bay after Cyclone Ita

©Anne Hoggett: Ipomoea pes-caprae leaves at Lizard Island
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Solanales
Family Convolvulaceae
Genus Ipomoea
Species Ipomoea pes-caprae



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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References that assist with identification

  • Cribb, A.B. and J.W. Cribb (1985). Plant life of the Great Barrier Reef and adjacent shores University of Queensland Press, St Lucia.

Other references

  • Buckley, R. (1988). Plant succession under repeated disturbance: establishment and growth of strandline forbs and creepers on unstable beaches in the wet tropics, Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia, 15: 307-311. LIRS catalog number 678.
  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
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