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  Argyreia fulgens
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia fulgens Choisy, Convolv. Orient. 33. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 191. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 909(639). 1923; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 312. 1994; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 467. 2002.
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  Description: Stem woody, densely white silky. Leaves 7-15 x 3-7 cm, broadly elliptic, acute to shortly acuminate at apex, broadly attenuate at base, glabrous above; lateral veins 18-22 pairs, close and parallel; petioles 2-4.5 cm long. Inflorescence axillary cymes. Pedicels 1-2 long, shorter than petioles. Bracts leafy, 0.8-1 x 0.1-0.2 cm, lanceolate. Calyx lobes 0.4-0.5 x 0.1 cm, densely silky without. Corolla pink; tube 2.5-3 cm long, 0.8-1 cm diam.; limb 2.5-3 cm across, subentire. Filaments villous at base; disc annular. Ovary 0.4-0.5 cm long, ovoid. Berry globose 1-1.5 cm diam. Seed usually 4.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 700-900
  Localities: Pallode, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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