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  Ipomoea eriocarpa
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea eriocarpa R. Br., Prodr. 484. 1810; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 203. 1883; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 188. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 302. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 310. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 309. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 267. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 212. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 341. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 560. 2009. Ipomoea hispida (Vahl) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 4: 238. 1819, non Zucc. 1809; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 915(643). 1923. Convolvulus hispidus Vahl, Symb. Bot. 3: 29. 1794. Ipomoea sessiliflora Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 116. 1821.
  Malayalam Name(s): Pulichevidu
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  Description: Creepers, stem hispid. Leaves to 6 x 3.5 cm, ovate, entire, acuminate, cordate at base, finely hirsute; petiole to 2 cm long. Flowers in axillary sessile or peduncled cymes; bracts and bracteoles minute, hairy; sepals outer 3 larger, 6 mm long, ovate, acuminate, inner 2 smaller, all hispid; corolla 1 cm long, campanulate, pale pink, hairy; filaments glandular hairy at base; ovary densely hairy. Capsule 6 x 6 mm, globose, densely hispid; seeds triangular, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-January
  District(s): Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles, also in the plains
  Distribution: Paleotropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Rose, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Peechi, Mavelipuram, Ichampetty, Koruthode, Mlappara, Aruvanpara, Pathenthode, Chittar, Tolpetty, Begur
   
 
   
 
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