Argyreia elliptica (Roth) Choisy

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (MORNING-GLORY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Convolvulaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Thali vendaankodi, Unnayangodi (Tamil); Adumbuvalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Margins of shola forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 900m growing on thickets
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Namakkal district, Tiruchirapalli district,
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 elliptica. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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