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  Bonamia semidigyna
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Bonamia semidigyna (Roxb.) Hall.f. in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 528. 1893; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 187. 1982; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 259. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 468. 1990; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 336. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 464. 2009. Convolvulus semidigynus Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 47. 1824. Breweria cordata Blume, Bijdr. 722. 1826; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 223. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 923(648). 1923. Breweria roxburghii Choisy, Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6: 493. 1834.
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  Description: Tomentose climbers. Leaves ovate-cordate, 4-9 by 3-6.5 cm, base cordate, apex acuminate-apiculate, lateral nerves 5-6 pairs, softly tomentose; petiole 2-4 cm long. Flowers 2-5, in umbellate cymes, 5-merous; bracts oblanceate, peduncle c. 9 cm long; sepals subequal, elliptic-ovate to ovate-oblong; corolla white, c. 4 cm long , funnel-form, pilose without; stamens included; ovary 2-locular, ovules 2 per locule; style 2-fid. Capsule subglobose. Seed black, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-March
  District(s): Kottayam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Ernakulam
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: In laterite hill slopes, rocky areas and sacred groves
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Adoor, Moozhiar, Alleppey town, Sharangakavu
   
 
   
 
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