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  Ipomoea pileata
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea pileata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 94. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 203. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 918(644). 1923; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 181. 1982; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 487. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 10. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 310. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 454. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 208. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 344. 2005.
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  Description: Twiners, stem puberulus. Leaves 6-8 x 7-9 cm, ovate-acuminate, mucronate, base cordate, glabrescent above and pubescent below; petiole to 7 cm long. Flowers enclosed in a boat-shaped, to 5 cm broad involucre; peduncle often longer than the petiole; sepals ovate, obtuse, 1.2 cm long, tomentose; corolla pinkish-white, narrowly, funnel-shaped, tube 2 cm long and 2 mm wide, limb 1.2 cm across. Capsule ovoid, 5 mm long; seeds ovoid, black.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Along sedges in moist deciduous forests and in clearings
  Distribution: Tropical Africa and Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Peechi, Vengoli, Chittar, Aruvampara, Machiri
   
 
   
 
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