Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Convolvulaceae
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
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Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.

English Name : Little Glory
Irula Name : Vetusoppu
Tamil Name : Vishnu kiranthi
Hindi Name : Vishnu krantha
Malayalam Name : Vishnu kranthi

Habit : A perennial prostrate herb.

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Argyreia cuneata (Willd.) Ker Gawler


Irula Name : Bombara chedi
Tamil Name : Vettai chedi, Kanvali poo



Habit : An erect bushy shrub.

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Rivea hypocrateriformis (Desr.) Choisy

English Name : Common Night Glory
Irula Name : Musetai Kodi
Tamil Name : Musuttai kodi, Budthi kiray
Hindi Name : Phang


Habit : A climbing shrub.

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Ipomoea staphylina Roemer & Schultes


Irula Name : Ugina kodi
Tamil Name : Onan kodi



Habit : An extensive climber.

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Ipomoea quamoclit L.

English Name : Cypress Vine, Indian Pink
Irula Name : Ulumae
Tamil Name : Mayil maanikam



Habit : A slender vine.

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Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker-Gawl.

English Name : Lesser Glory
Irula Name : Suluku ambu
Tamil Name : Siruthaali



Habit : A slender twiner.

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Ipomoea hederifolia L.

English Name : Red Star Glory
Irula Name : Ulumae
Tamil Name : Kanavali kodi



Habit : An extensive twiner with pubescent branches.

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Cuscuta chinensis Lam.

English Name : Common Dodder


Hindi Name : Amar bel


Habit : A slender parasitic twiner.

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