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  Argyreia pomacea
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia pomacea (Roxb.) Choisy in DC., Prodr. 9: 329. 1845; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 188. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 707(638). 1923; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 312. 1994. Lettsomia pomacea Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 83. 1824. Rivea pomacea (Roxb.) Wight, Ic. t. 888. 1845.
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  Description: Scandent; branchlets with reddish brown trichomes. Leaves ovate, to 10 x 8 cm, chartaceous, base truncate or acute, strigose below, sparsely so above; petiole to 5 cm. Cymes axillary, compact; peduncle shorter than leaves. Calyx-lobes: outer 2 shorter, inner 3 longer, ovate. Corolla-tube 4 cm, purplish within, limb almost white. Berry ovoid, to 1.5 cm long; seeds to 3.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-April
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous 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
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Marayur, Chinnar to Marayur
   
 
   
 
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