Argyreia pilosa 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 : Koppakkizhanghu chedi, Paei Unnankizhangu (Tamil); Paradu teega (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 900m on thickets and road cuttings; damp hill sides
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kollam district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; 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 pilosa. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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