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  Argyreia nervosa
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia nervosa (Burm.f.) Bojer, Hort. Maurit. 224. 1837; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 179. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 269. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 241. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 187. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 467. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 234. 1995; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 554. 2009. Convolvulus nervosus Burm. f., Fl. Ind. 48, t.20, f. 1. 1768. Argyreia speciosa (L.f.) Sweet, Hort. Lond. 289.1827; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4:185.1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 907(637). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Maruthudari, Marikkunni, Samudrappacha
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Elephant creeper, Woolly morning glory
  Description: An extensive woody climber with a stout stem; young shoots and branches covered by a silky white pubescence. Leaves ovate-cordate, apiculate at tip, 7.5-30 cm in diam., glabrous above, white tomentose(velvety) beneath. Flowers rose-purple with 7.5-30 cm long white- tomentose peduncles, borne in axillary many-flowered cymes; bracts ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, 3-4 cm long. Fruits (berries)globose, 2 cm in diam, apiculate, indehiscent.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-June
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Grown as medicinal plants
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia, China and Mauritius
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Pathenthode, Poochapara, Periyarum, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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