Argyreia cuneata (Willd.) Ker Gawl.

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (MORNING-GLORY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Convolvulaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Purple convolvulus
  • Vernacular name : Vettaichedi, Kanvalipoo (Tamil); Nettarulu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 750m and on degraded slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Raja K.Swamy, Rajasri Ray
  • Collection Date : 12/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-48
  • Collection Locality : Pungalam RF., Jawadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Coimbatore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Argyreia cuneata. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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