Argyreia hirsuta Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (MORNING-GLORY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Convolvulaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Onappoo, Pathvan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous and shola forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occssional
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4, Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • 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 hirsuta. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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