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  Argyreia cuneata
 
  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia cuneata (Willd.) Ker-Gawl., Bot. Reg. 8. t. 661. 1822; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 191. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 909(638). 1923; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 306. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 263. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 208. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 553. 2009. Convolvulus cuneatus Willd., Sp. Pl. 1: 873. 1798. Rivea cuneata (Willd.) Wight, Ic. t. 890. 1844-45.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Purple convolvulus
  Description: Erect shrubs; stem usually unbranched, terete, glabrous. Leaves to 6 x 2.5 cm, entire, shortly apiculate at apex, glabrous above, tomentose below; nerves 5 pairs, pinnate; petiole 8 mm long. Flowers in axillary peduncled cymes or solitary, peduncles 2 cm long, few-flowered; sepals 6 x 7 mm, orbicular, obtuse, glabrous; corolla 4 cm across, bluish pink. Berry 10 x 10 mm, ovoid, glabrous, yellow.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-February
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Grasslands and dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: South India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Palapetty, Surulippara, Anaikatty
   
 
   
 
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