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  Ipomoea pes-tigridis
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea pes-tigridis L., Sp. Pl. 162. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 204. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 918(644). 1923; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 184. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 273. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 304. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 266. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 486. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 311. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 316. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 239. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 16. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 310. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 218. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 453. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 269. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 214. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 343. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 475. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 563. 2009. Ipomoea pes-tigridis L. var. hepaticifolia (L.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 204. 1883. Ipomoea hepaticifolia L., Sp. Pl. 161. 1753.
  Malayalam Name(s): Naripadam, Pulichuvadi, Pulichuvatu, Poochakkal-valli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Bindweed, Cupid's flower, Tiger's foot
  Description: Densely hispid twiners. Leaves alternate, broadly orbicular, deeply 5-9-lobed; lobes obovate, apex acute to acuminate; petiole 3-7 cm long. Flowers subsessile in axillary, capitate clusters; peduncle to 7 cm long; bracts oblong, acute, villous. Calyx-lobes unequal, 8-12 mm long, ovate-acuminate, pubescent. Corolla white, 3-4 cm long, c. 4 cm across, funnel-form. Ovary ca 1 mm long, conical. Capsule 8-10 mm long, ovoid, brown; seeds 4 mm long, pubescent, black.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Pantropic
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Peechi, Kattalappara, Chinnar, Koruthode, Kuchimudi, Adoor, Aralam, Aruvampara, Punchakolli, Kanjirakadavu, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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