Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Merremia hederacea (Burm. f.) Hallier f.

Family: Convolvulaceae Genus: Merremia Species: Merremia hederacea (Burm. f.) Hallier f.






Synonym Evolvulus hederaceus, Ipomoea chryseides, Merremia chryseides Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Ivy Woodrose Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Ivy Woodrose Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Komalata Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 300 -800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit round or conic, somewhat 4-angled, 5–6 mm
Habitat Occurs in degraded forests and along bushes and thickets also in the plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Asia and Africa Bark Details Bark pale grey, smooth or rough, peeling young branches usually lenticellate
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Cordate
Description of Species It is a climbing or prostrate herb, with stems slender, hairless or velvety, often minutely spotted, occasionally rooting at the nodes Leaf Details Leaves 2-4 X 1.5-3 cm, ovate, rarely 3-lobed, base cordate, apex acuminate-apiculate, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; petiole 1-2 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found