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  Ipomoea turbinata
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea turbinata Lagasca, Gen. Sp. Pl. 10. 1816; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 269. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 567. 2009. Ipomoea muricata (L.) Jacq., Hort. Schoenbr. 3: 40. t.323. 1803, non Cav. 1799; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 197. 1883; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 311. 1990. Convolvulus muricatus L., Mant. Pl. 1: 44. 1767. Calonyction muricatum (L.) G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 264. 1837-1838; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 920(646). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Mukkattikay, Nithya-vazhuthina
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  Description: Stem glabrous, prickled. Leaves 6-10 x 6-10 cm or larger, orbicular, cordate at base, abruptly acuminate at apex, thinly tomentose above; petiole to 8 cm long. Peduncle 6-15 cm long. Flowers in cymes; bracts 6-12 mm long, oblong, acute, glabrous; sepals 8 x 6 mm, ovate, obtuse, glabrous; corolla 5 cm long, funneliform, pinkish purple, hairy outside. Capsule glabrous
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated as vegetable
  Distribution: Native of tropical Africa and Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Rose, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: Yes
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Thekkady, Mandhampatti-Mukkali
   
 
   
 
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