Argyreia argentea (Roxb.) Sweet

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (Morning-Glory Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KALADANA FAMILY (कालादाना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Convolvulaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ipomoea argenteosericea J.R.I.Wood & Scotland; Lettsomia argentea Roxb.; Rivea argentea (Roxb.) Hallier f.; Argyreia sericea St.-Lag.; Convolvulus festivus Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Argyreia argentea (Roxb.) Sweet
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Large climbers; Leaves ovate-cordate, silky tomentose beneath; Flowers in dense corymbose cymes, up to 5 cm long, rosy purple, hairy outside on the folds; bracts deciduous; Berries globose, fleshy, orange-yellow.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- March
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Lohit, Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 191
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Argyreia argentea. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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