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Pink Morning Glory   
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Pink Morning Glory
ative Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Pink Morning Glory
Botanical name: Ipomoea barlerioides    Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)

Pink Morning Glory is a slender trailing herb. Alternately arranged leaves are oblong lanceshaped, with a point tip and base somewhat heart-shaped, hairy, 2-5 cm long, 0.5 cm wide. Leaves are carried on 2-3 cm long stalks. Flowers are pink, funnel-shaped, 2 inches long, arising singly in leaf axils, on 5-6 cm long stalk. Sepals are 5, nearly equal, lanceshaped, 1.5-2.2 cm long, hairy. Fruit is an ovoid capsule, with the persistent sepals, up to 0.5 cm in diameter. Flowering: September-October.

Identification credit: Prashant Awale
Photographed at Tosheghar, Satara, Maharashtra.
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