Botanical name: Merremia tridentata Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)
Synonyms: Xenostegia tridentata, Evolvulus tridentatus
Arrow-leaf Morning Glory is a perennial creeper which grows up to 2 m long, and is which commonly found growing on deep sand. Its leaves are almost linear, 5 up to 10cm long, but only up to 1cm wide, dilated toward base. The base of the leaves is arrowshaped, with their 3-lobed, tooth-like base margin. Small yellow flowers sit on up to 6 cm long stalks. Flowers are funnel shaped, pale yellowish or white, with or without a maroon to brown center, 1.6 cm in size. Arrowleaf morning glory's habitat is sandy fields near the coast, cultivated areas, wasteland, roadsides, forest openings. Flowering: All year round.
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