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Author: John Bellenden Ker Gawler, 1817
Origin:  Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Christmas Island, Comoros, Eswatini, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Java, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Island, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Society Island, Socotra, Solomon Island, Somalia, South China Sea, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi + Sumatra; Indonesia, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  7 Centimetres
Height:  50-150 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pale Yellow - Pale Orange.
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Obscure Morningglory, Small White Morningglory
Synonyms:  Convolvulus obscurus, Carl Linnaeus, 1762. I R. Br. 1810.
Ipomoea insuavis,
Blume, 1825.
Convolvulus ochraceus,
Lindl. 1826.
Convolvulus pilosus,
R. Br. 1826.
Convolvulus trichocalyx,
Schumach. & Thonn. 1827.
Ipomoea ochracea,
(Lindl.) G. Don, 1837. 
Ipomoea fragilis,
Choisy, 1845.
Ipomoea kentrocarpa,
Hochst. ex A. Rich. 1851. 
Ipomoea demissa,
Hallier f. 1893.

This member of the Convolvulaceae  family was given this name by John Bellenden Ker Gawler in 1817. It is found around the tropical part of the world, except the Americas, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The vines will grow up to 1,5 meters, the flowers are pale yellow or pale orange. 

The generic name Ipomoea is derived from the Greek ἴψ, ἰπός; ps, ips, meaning 'woodworm', and ὅμοιος; hmoios, meaning 'resembling'. It referring to their twining habit. The species name means 'dark' and that can't be the flowers!