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  Argyreia setosa
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Argyreia setosa (Roxb.) Choisy, Convolv. Orient. 43. 1834. Lettsomia setosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 490. 1820; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 194. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 908(640). 1923.
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  Description: Large climbers. Leaves alternate, to 15 cm across, broadly ovate to orbicular, acute or acuminate, base cordate, sparsely hirsute; lateral nerves 10-14 pairs, oblique; petiole to 5 cm long. Flowers in axillary corybiform panicles; bracts densely strigose. Sepals ovate or orbicular, thick, strigose. Corolla tubular, inflated at mouth, pink. 3-4 cm long, lobes rounded, reflexed. Stamens 5, included. Berry red, fruiting calyx brown.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-December
  District(s): Thrissur
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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