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  Ipomoea triloba
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea triloba L., Sp. Pl. 161. 1753; Chandra. et al., Indian J. For. 2: 23. 1979; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 344. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 476. 2009. Convolvulus dentatus Blanco, Fl. Filip. (ed.1) 89. 1837, non Vahl 1794. Ipomoea blancoii Choisy in DC., Prodr. 9: 389. 1845.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Little Bell
  Description: Twiners. Leaves broadly ovate, entire to deeply 3-lobed, 4-10 x 3-8 cm, base cordate, margin often deeply dentate, apex acuminate-apiculate, chartaceous; petiole 1-10 cm long. Flowers aggregated in umbellate cymes; peduncle c. 10 cm long; bracts minute; calyx-lobes sub-equal, elliptic-ovate, densely hairy without; corolla pinkish purple, c. 23 cm across, funnel-shaped. Capsule subglobose, densely hispid. Seeds glabrous except at one margin.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-March
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Degraded forest areas, also in the plains
  Distribution: Native of Tropical America; now throughout the tropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: Yes
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sabarimala, Kumarapuram
   
 
   
 
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