Ipomoea triloba L.

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (Morning-Glory Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KALADANA FAMILY (कालादाना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CONVOLVULACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ipomoea grandifolia (Dammer) O'Donell
  • Common name : Little Bell
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Degraded forest areas, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Common in wastelands
  • Key identification features : A slender climber, glabrous
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Tropical America, now throughout the tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Ipomoea triloba. Downloaded on 4 June 2020.

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