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  Aniseia martinicensis
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Aniseia martinicensis (Jacq.) Choisy, Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 8: 66. 1838; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 185. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 268. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 258. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 466. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 311. 1994; Joseph, Aquatic Angiosp. Malabar 60. 1991; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 466. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 333. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 463. 2009. Convolvulus martinicensis Jacq., Sel. Strip. Amer. 26, t.17. 1763. Ipomoea uniflora (Burm.f.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 4: 247. 1819; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 201. 1883. Convolvulus uniflorus Burm.f., Fl. Ind. 47. t. 21. f. 2. 1768. Aniseia uniflora (Burm.f.) Choisy, Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6: 483, t.2. f.9. 1833; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 649(649). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kulayadambu, Venthiruthali
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Slender wiry climbers. Leaves 2-4.5 x 1-1.8 cm, linear-lanceolate, emarginate with mucronate tip, attenuate at base, olive green on drying. Flowers solitary, axillary, rarely in 2-3 flowered cymes. Peduncles 1-2 cm long; fruiting pedicels much longer, upto 5 cm. Pedicels 0.5-1 cm long, 2-3 subulate bracts present at base of pedicel. Sepals 5, foliar, 1-1.5 x 0.6-0.8 cm, elliptic, acute at apex. Corolla white, campanulate; tube 2-2.5 cm long; limb spreading, subentire, both tube and limb pubescent without. Stamens 5, included. Ovary 0.3-0.4 cm long, ovoid, 2-celled; ovules 2 in each cell; style single; stigma 2, capitate. Capsules 1.5-2 x 1-1.5 cm, ovoid, 4-seeded. Seeds 1-1.5 cm long, 1 cm wide and ovoid.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-November
  District(s): Kottayam, Alappuzha, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Kannur
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Marshy areas along backwaters and mangrove forests
  Distribution: Pantropical
  Aquatic: Yes
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-400
  Localities: Tiruvalla, Aroor, Kompa
   
 
   
 
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