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  Argyreia pilosa
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia pilosa Arn., Pugil. Pl. Ind. Orient. 38. 1836; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 189. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 907(638). 1923; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 269. 1984.
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  Description: Large twiners; young branches pale reddish,; stem leaves, inflorescence, bracts and calyx hirsute; hairs white, bulbous-based. Leaves alternate, to 7-14 x 6-12 cm, broadly ovate, apex acute, base subcordate; lateral nerves 7-8 pairs; petiole 3-6 cm long. Flowers pink, in axillary, capitate heads; peduncle 2-3 cm long; bract 1-1.2 cm long, oblong-lanceolate. Calyx nearly free to base; lobes 5, subequal, 6-8 mm long, oblong to lanceolate, acute. Corolla 4-5 cm long, campanulate, bristly-hairy without. Stamens 5, included; filaments unequal; anthers 2-celled; pollen grains minutely spinous. Ovary 2-4-locular; ovules 4; style erect; stigma 2-lobed, lobes globose. Fruit 1.5 cm across.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-October
  District(s): Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Scrub jungles
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Nelluyampathy forests
   
 
   
 
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