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  Ipomoea nil
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth, Cat 1: 36. 1797; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 182. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 273. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 265. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 483. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 316. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 309. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 268. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 214. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 343. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 474. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 562. 2009. Convolvulus nil L., Sp. Pl. (ed.2) 219. 1762. Ipomoea hederacea sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4:199. 1883, non (L.) Jacq. 1787; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 917(644). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Thaliyari
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Morning glory, Pharbitis seeds
  Description: Hirsute annual twiners. Leaves 3-lobed, rarely entire, 5-12 x 4.5-11 cm, ovate to suborbicular, base cordate, apex acute to acuminate, pubescent; petiole up to 7 cm long. Flowers solitary or in cymes; peduncle up to 5 cm long; pedicel to 1 cm long. Sepals 5, subequal, 1.5-2.2 x 0.2-0.4 cm, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, densely long-hirsute without. Corolla blue, throat white, 3-5 cm long, 4-5 cm across, funnel-form. Filaments to 2.5 cm long. Capsule 8-12 mm long, subglobose, surrounded by the sepals.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Native of South America; now naturalised in tropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Chinnar, Thekkady, Adoor
   
 
   
 
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