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  Ipomoea horsfalliae
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea horsfalliae Hook.f., Bot. Mag. t. 3315. 1834.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Cardinal Creeper
  Description: Vines; the stems twining, glabrous, becoming woody with age, lenticellate; perennial. Leaves orbicular in outline, 5-20 cm long and wide, deeply palmately lobed to beyond the middle or to the base into 3-5 segments, middle segment usually larger than laterals, ovate, elliptic or elliptic-oblong, mostly attenuate towards both ends, acuminate apically with an acute or obtuse, mucronulate point, the lateral segments ovate-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, margins of segments slightly crisped, entire or coarsely dentate to crenate. Inflorescences axillary, few- to several-flowered, widely cymosely branched, the peduncle 1.5-14 cm long. Flowers with pedicels 8-15 mm long; sepals subequal or the outer slightly shorter, elliptic or ovate-elliptic, obtuse, concave, 7-10 mm long; corolla red or red-purple, salverform, the tube about 4 cm long, the limb 4-4.5 cm wide, stamens and style exserted.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of West Indies
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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