Argyreia kleiniana (Roem. & Schult.) Raiz.

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (MORNING-GLORY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Convolvulaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Malaioonankodi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 500m on thickets
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Prakasam district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Davanagare district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Tiruchirapalli district, Dharmapuri district
  • Endemism : India
  • 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Flora of 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 kleiniana. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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