Merremia dissecta (Jacq.) Hallier f.

  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Convolvulaceae
  • Species : Merremia dissecta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Merremia dissecta (Jacq.) Hallier f.
  • Common name : Almovine
  • Key identification features : Twiner, leaves alternate, simple, spiral, petiolate and hairy. Leaf blade wide, dessected, palmately lobed, with dentate margin. Inflorescence a cyme. Corolla creamish-white, long, funnel-shaped.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments : The dry dehiscent fruits are used in flower arrangement. Naturalised throughout India.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum
  • Floras referred : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009


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