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  Solanum jasminoides
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Solanum jasminoides Paxt., Mag. Bot. 8. t. 5. 1840 Solanum cynanchoides Dunal, Velin Facult. Sci. Montpel. 9. t. 809 & in DC., Prodr. 13: 82. 1852.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Jasmine nightshade, Potato Vine, White Potato Vine
  Description: An unarmed shrubby climber. Leaves 3.5-7.5 x 1.5-3 cm, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, glabrous. Flowers in short slender extra-axillary, axillary or terminal slender paniculate cymes, bluish-white to white. Calyx lobes obtuse, mucronate, sparse pubescent. Corolla rotate; the lobes spreading.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant, sometimes run wild in the High Ranges
  Distribution: Native of South America; now widely cultivated
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Devicolam
   
 
   
 
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