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  Argyreia populifolia
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia populifolia Choisy in DC., Prodr. 9: 329.1845; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4:187.1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 907(637). 1923; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 298. 1988; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 468. 2002.
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  Description: Cilmbing shrubs, stem glabrous, younger parts sparsely pubescent. Leaves alternate, 8-20 x 5-15 cm, broadly ovate, acute to shortly acuminate at apex, cordate to round at base, glabrous or sparsely hairy above, densely pubescent below. Flowers in dense axillary corymbose many-flowered cymes; peduncles 8-12 cm long; pedicels 0.8-1 cm long. Bracts leafy, varying in size, 1.5-4 x 0.3-2 cm, ovate to linear lanceolate. Sepals 5, 0.5-0.6 x 0.4-0.5 cm, sparsely hairy without. Corolla funnel-shaped, pinkish white; tube 3-4 cm long; limb spreading, 4-6 cm across. Berry globose, 1-1.5 cm diam; seeds 2-4. Calyx accrescent in fruits.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Degraded forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Rose
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-1000
  Localities: Kannoth, Athirumala, Amburi, Meenmutty
   
 
   
 
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