Argyreia splendens (Hornem.) Sweet

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (Morning-Glory Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KALADANA FAMILY (कालादाना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Convolvulaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Amphione splendens (Hornem.) Raf.; Convolvulus splendens Hornem.; Ipomoea splendens (Roxb.) Sims; Lettsomia splendens Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Argyreia splendens (Hornem.) Sweet
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Large climbers; younger parts grey tomentose; Leaves elliptic-oblong or obovate-elliptic, base rounded, shining silky beneath; Flowers in tenninal corymbs, 4-8 cm across, sparsely hairy on foIds, white or pinkish with purplish centre; bracts deciduous; Capsules 3-seeded.
  • Flower, Fruit : May- December
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 192
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Argyreia splendens. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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