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  Argyreia kleiniana
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia kleiniana (Roem. & Schult.) Raizada, Indian For. 92: 302. 1966; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 306. 1990; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 468. 2002. Ipomoea kleiniana Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 4: 789. 1819. Argyreia bracteata Choisy, Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6: 39. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 188. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 907(637). 1923; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 306. 1990.
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  Description: Plants densely hirsute. Leaves 8-15 x 6-10 cm, broadly ovate to oblong, acute to acuminate at apex, cordate at base, densely hirsute on both sides; lateral veins 8-10 pairs. Petioles 2-6 cm long. Inflorescence axillary, long peduncled corymbose cymes. Peduncles 6-15 cm long. Pedicels 0.5-1 cm long. Bracts leafy, very prominent, varying in size, basal ones 3-4 x 1-1.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, upper 0.6-0.8 x 0.1-0.2 cm, linear lanceolate. Sepals 0.5-0.7 x 0.1-0.2 cm, hirsute without. Corolla pinkish white; tube 2.5-3 cm long, 1-1.2 cm diam.; limb spreading, 4-5 cm across. Berry 1-1.5 cm diam.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-November
  District(s): Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-750
  Localities: Karamanayar region
   
 
   
 
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