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  Rivea hypocrateriformis
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Rivea hypocrateriformis (Desr.) Choisy, Mem. Soc. Phys. Geneve 6: 408. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 184. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 908(635). 1923; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 314. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 210. 2002. Convolvulus hypocrateriformis Desr. in Lam., Encycl. 3: 561. 1792.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Midnapore Creeper
  Description: Twining subshrubs, stem white silky-pubescent. Leaves 3-4 x 3-6 cm, cordiform, apex obtuse, base cordate, subcoriaceous; petiole to 6 cm. Flowers axillary, solitary or in cymes; bracts lanceolate; corolla white, 7 cm across, salver-form; stamens 5, unequal, to 1.8 cm, anthers oblong, 4 mm; ovary oblong, 4 mm, 4-locular, each 1-ovulate, style 3.5 cm. Capsule conical, indehiscent, 1.5 x 1 cm, 1-celled; seeds 4 or a few.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: On hedges and dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Nepal
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Alampetty, Thekkady, Attapady block-Mukkali
   
 
   
 
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