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  Ipomoea wightii
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Ipomoea wightii (Wall.) Choisy, Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6: 470. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 203. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 917(644). 1923; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 304. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 312. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 269. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 208. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 564. 2009. Convolvulus wightii Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 55. t. 171. 1831.
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  Description: Small twiners; stem hirsute. Leaves to 10 x 9 cm, orbicular in outline, cordate at base, shallowly 3-lobed, lobes acute, distantly toothed, hirsute above, petiole 5 cm long. Peduncle 10 cm long; bracts many, linear-lanceolate, yellowish hispid. Flowers 3-5 together, sessile; sepals 20 x 5 mm, lanceolate, acuminate, densely hispid; corolla 3 cm long, campanulate, purple. Capsule 5 x 5, globose, glabrous; seeds hairy on angles.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Grasslands and moist deciduous forests near streams
  Distribution: Tropical Africa, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and India
  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
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  Localities: Thannikkudy, Pandaravarai, Pathenthode, Begur, Devicolam
   
 
   
 
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