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  Argyreia daltonii
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia daltonii Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 190. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 907(637). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 263. 1998.
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  Description: Slender climbers; stem adpressed-hairy. Leaves to 14 x 6 cm, ovate, acute, thinly pubescent below, glabrous above; nerves 6 pairs, oblique, reticulate; petiole 1-3 cm long. Cymes axillary, peduncles stout; bracts 1.5-2 cm long, leaf-like. Flowers few; pedicels 0.5 cm long; sepals 4 mm long, ovate, obtuse, inner smaller, acute; corolla 4 cm long, 3 cm across; pink, glabrous. Berry 1.5 cm across.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-January
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Margins of grasslands and shola forests
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: South India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Pachakkanam
   
 
   
 
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