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  Ipomoea dichroa
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea dichroa (Roem. & Schult.) Choisy in DC., Prodr. 9: 364. 1845; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 211. 1999. Convolvulus dichrous Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 4: 263. 1819. Ipomoea pilosa (Roxb.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. (ed. 1) 289. 1827, non Houtt. 1777; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 213. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 917(644). 1923. Convolvulus pilosus Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 55. 1824, non Rottl. 1803.
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  Description: Hirsute climbers. Leaves usually 3-lobed, midlobe 3 x 2.5 cm, ovate, apiculate, base cordate, sparsely strigose above, white tomentose beneath; petiole to 2 cm. Cymes axillary; peduncles to 5 cm; bracts 1 cm, lanceolate, decurrent, hirsute; pedicels to 8 mm, hirsute; calyx lobes free, 10 x 2 mm, linear, lanceolate, hirsute; corolla 1.8 cm, funnel shaped, pink; stamens included, unequal, to 1 cm; anthers cordate at base; ovary 1 mm, semi-circular, style 9 mm, stigmas 2, capitate.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Tropical Africa
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Churullipetty
   
 
   
 
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