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  Rivea ornata
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Rivea ornata (Roxb.) Choisy, Convolv. Orient. 27. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 183. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 903(635). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 216. 1999. Lettsomia ornata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 85. 1824.
  Malayalam Name(s): Musta
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Climbing shrubs; branchlets woody, white tomentose. Leaves 6 x 5.5 cm, cordiform, apex obtuse shortly apiculate, base deeply cordate, white tomentose beneath, with pits at the base of lamina; petiole to 4.5 cm, tomentose. Flowers axillary, 1-3 flowered; peduncles 1.5 cm, tomentose; bracts 2 cm, lanceolate tomentose; calyx lobes 1.8 x 0.8 cm, oblong, obtuse, densely tomentose, subequal; corolla salver shaped, lobes twisted, 6 cm long, sparsely pubescent; filaments pubescent at base; ovary 4-celled, style 4 cm, stigmas 2. Berry globose, yellow.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  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: Chinnar
   
 
   
 
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