Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn.

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (BUCKWHEAT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn.
  • Common name : Vine Rose, Sandwich Island creeper, Coral Creeper, Coral Vine, Corallita, Mexican Coral Vine, Mexican creeper, Pink Vine
  • Vernacular name : Kodi Rose (Tamil); Theanpoovalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in plains, also naturalized in wastelands.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Introduced elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Antigonon leptopus. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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