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  Saritaea magnifica
 
  Family: BIGNONIACEAE
  Citation:  Saritaea magnifica ( Bull ) Dugand, Caldasia 3: 263. 1945. Bignonia magnifica Bull, Gard. Chron. 2: 73. 1879.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Glowvine, Purple bignonia, Saritaea
  Description: Climbing or scandent shrubs, tendrils simple. Leaves opposite, bifoliolate; leaflets 5-11 x 3-6 cm obovate, bluntly short-acuminate, attenuate at base, often one leaflet is reduced and smaller in size; peiolule to 5 mm long. Flowers in axillary or terminal corymbs or sometimes solitary. Calyx cupular-campanulate, truncate, 6-12 x 3-7 mm. Corolla purple to magenta, 8-9 cm long, the mouth white with magenta markings; lobes 5, obovate, subequal. Stamens included with in the corolla tube.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-June
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of South America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
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