Botanical name: Argyreia cuneata Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)
Synonyms: Convolvulus cuneatus, Ipomoea atrosanguinea
Purple Morning Glory is a perennial climbing shrub, 1-2 m high. Soft-silky haired stems have climbing branches. Oblong or obovate, blunt leaves, 3-10 cm, have a wedge-shaped base, which is an identifying feature. Bright purple funnel-shaped flowers occur in 3-flowered cymes. The flowers are 5 cm long. Elliptical, pointed fruit is 1 cm long, and shining brown. Purple Morning Glory is found in Eastern and Western Ghats, moist forests. Flowering: July-September.
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