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  Meyenia hawtayneana
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Meyenia hawtayneana (Wall.) Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 78. 1832; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1009(708). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 233. 2002. Thunbergia hawtayneana Wall., Tent. Fl. Nap. 49. 1826 & Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 52. t. 164. 1831; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 391. 1884.
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  Description: Climbers, branchlets tetragonous. Leaves 6-9 x 3-4.5 cm, ovate, apex acuminate, base cordate, 3-5 ribbed; pedicles to 1.5 cm. Flowers solitary, axillary; bracteoles ca 1.5 x 0.5 cm; calyx to 2.5 cm, obscurely 5-lobed; corolla 5 x 4 cm across, violet, lobes ovate, to 1 cm, villous below the stamen; stamens 4, in pairs, included, filaments to 1.8 cm; ovary ca 3 x 2 mm, conical, cell 2-ovuled, style to 3 cm, stigma bilamellate, incurved. Capsule to 3 x 1.5 cm, globose, beaked; seeds 4, ca 4 mm across, orbicular.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Vengoli
   
 
   
 
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