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  Argyreia imbricata
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia imbricata (Roth) Sant. & Patel, Trans. Bose-Res. Inst. Calcutta 22: 40. 1958; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 179. 1982; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 263. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 205. 2002. Ipomoea imbricata Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 112. 1821. Lettsomia aggregata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 76. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 191. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 910(639). 1923. Lettsomia mysorensis Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 192. 1883.
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  Description: Large climbers; stem white-woolly. Leaves 8-12 x 6 cm, ovate, obtusely acute, apiculate, rounded or subcordate at base, strigose above, white-tomentose beneath, nerves impressed above; petiole 3 cm long. Cymes terminal; peduncles 5 cm long; bracts and bracteoles small. Flowers few, shortly pedicelled; calyx lobe orbicular, 10 x 7 mm, densely hairy outside, reddish inside; corolla 2 cm long, pink. Berry 5 x 5 mm, reddish, densely hairy outside.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kozhikkode
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  Habitat: Shola 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
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  Localities: Thannikkudy, Anappadi
   
 
   
 
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