1.2-Tribe Ipomoeeae + Overview Tribe Ipomoeeae has 10 genera and about 755 species, pantropical. Herbaceous to woody climbers to 30 m or more, or sometimes shrubs or trees or perennial or rarely annual herbs. The leaves are simple or occasionally pinnately or palmately compound, usually cordate at the base. The inflorescence is cymose, and the sepals usually not accrescent. The pollen is characteristically spinulose and pantoporate. The ovary is 2 or 4-celled or rarely (Ipomoea sect. Pharbitis) 3-celled. The fruit is a capsule with 4 (to 6) valves, or indehiscent, or woody or leathery with a slightly fleshy mesocarp. + Genera 1- Genus Argyreia (>100 species). 2- Genus Astripomoea (13 species). 3- Genus Blinkworthia (2 species). 4- Genus Ipomoea (about 600 species). 5- Genus Lepistemon (4 species). 6- Genus Lepistemonopsis (1 species). 7- Genus Paralepistemon (2 species). 8- Genus Rivea (4 species). 9- Genus Stictocardia (15 species). 10- Genus Turbina(13 species).