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  Argyreia kondaparthiensis
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia kondaparthiensis Daniel & Vajr., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 675. 1982; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 208. 1999. Argyreia choisyana (Wight) Wight ex Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 190. 1883, non Regel & Koernicke 1858; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 908(638). 1923. Batatas choisyana Wight, Ic. 491. 1841.
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  Description: Densely hirsute twiners. Leaves to 5 x 3 cm, ovate, oblong, apex acute, apiculate, base truncate to slightly cordate, strongly hirsute when young, glabrous later on the upper surface; petiole to 1 cm. Cymes axillary; bracts 10 x 2 mm, lanceolate, hirsute; calyx lobes 5, 1.5 x 0.3 cm, lanceolate, apex acute; corolla 5 cm long, funnel shaped, sparsely villous, outside, pink; ovary 1 mm, style 3 cm long, stigma biglobose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-July
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: High altitude grasslands and shola forest margins
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Localities: Vanchikulam
   
 
   
 
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