Common name: तांबर वेल Tambar-vel (Marathi)
Botanical name: Ipomoea campanulata Family: Convolvulaceae (morning glory family)
Tambar vel is a large shrubby climber, 10-20 m long. The stout stems twine and
climb to tree tops. Alternately arranged ovate leaves are 6-15 cm long.
Flowers occur in branched, many-flowered cymes. The 8-10 cm size flowers are
broadly bell shaped. The flowers are white to pale violet, with a deep purple
throat. The petals are rounded with crisp margins.
Identification credit: Pravin Kawale