Merremia aegyptia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Merremieae
Genus: Merremia
Dennst. ex Endl.[1]

See text.


Astromerremia Pilg.
Skinneria Choisy
Spiranthera Bojer[1]

Merremia is a genus of flowering plants in the morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. Members of the genus are commonly known as woodroses.[2]


Selected species

  • Merremia aegyptia (L.) Urb. – Hairy Woodrose
  • Merremia aurea (Kellogg) O'Donell
  • Merremia bracteata P.S.Bacon
  • Merremia cissoides (Lam.) Hallier f. – Roadside Woodrose
  • Merremia discoidesperma (Donn.Sm.) O'Donell
  • Merremia dissecta (Jacq.) Hallier f. – Noyau Vine
  • Merremia emarginata (Burm.f.) Hallier f.
  • Merremia gemella (Burm.f.) Hallier f.
  • Merremia hederacea (Burm.f.) Hallier f. – Ivy Woodrose
  • Merremia hirta (L.) Merr.
  • Merremia kingii (Prain) Kerr
  • Merremia mammosa (Lour.) Hallier f.
  • Merremia pacifica Ooststr.
  • Merremia palmeri (S.Watson) Hallier f.
  • Merremia peltata (L.) Merr.
  • Merremia pterygocaulos (Choisy) Hallier f.
  • Merremia quinquefolia (L.) Hallier f. – Rock Rosemary
  • Merremia sibirica (L.) Hallier f.
  • Merremia tuberosa (L.) Rendle – Spanish Arborvine
  • Merremia umbellata (L.) Hallier f. – Hogvine
  • Merremia vitifolia (Burm.f.) Hallier f.[2][3]

Formerly placed here

  • Operculina turpethum (L.) Silva Manso (as M. turpethum (L.) Rendle)
  • Xenostegia medium (L.) D.F.Austin & Staples (as M. medium (L.) Hallier f.)
  • Xenostegia tridentata (L.) D.F.Austin & Staples (as M. tridentata (L.) Hallier f.)[3]


  1. ^ a b "Genus: Merremia Dennst. ex Endl.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2005-10-07. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Merremia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  3. ^ a b "GRIN Species Records of Merremia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

External links

Media related to Merremia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Merremia at Wikispecies