Merremia dissecta (Jacq.) Hallier f. (Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 552. 1893.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Anguilla, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica, the Grenadines, Maria Galante,Martinique, Monserrat, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti,], Puerto Rico (native)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Aguinaldo de almendra (Cuba), Aguinaldo de almendras (Cuba), Almendra amarga (Cuba), Almendrillo (Dominican Republic), Bejuco bochinche (Dominican Republic), Bini bini (L. Antilles), Dandab (Haiti), Know you (Jamaica), Liane à noyau (L. Antilles), Liane amande amère (L. Antilles), Liane noyau (Haiti), Liane noyau (L. Antilles), Méné-vini (L. Antilles), Nouyo (L. Antilles), Noyau vine (Bahamas), Noyó (Puerto Rico), Pasta de almendras (Dominican Republic), Pâte d'amande (L. Antilles), Patico pudin (Dominican Republic), Sprain-bush (L. Antilles),
Synonyms: Convolvulus dissectus Jacq. (Observ. Bot. 2: 4. 1767.), Ipomoea dissecta (Jacq.) Pursh (Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 145. 1813 ["1814'].), Ipomoea sinuata Ortega (Hort. Matr. Dec. 84. 1798),
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