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Woolly Morning Glory

Argyreia nervosa


Argyreia nervosa is a perennial climbing vine that is native to the Indian subcontinent and introduced to numerous areas worldwide, including Hawaii, Africa and the Caribbean, it can be invasive, although is often prized for its aesthetic value. Common names include Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, Adhoguda अधोगुडा or Vidhara विधारा (Sanskrit), Elephant Creeper and Woolly Morning Glory. There are two botanical varieties: Argyreia nervosa var. nervosa described here, and Argyrea nervosa var. speciosa, a species used in ayurvedic medicine, but with little to no psychoactive value.

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Goat's Foot Morning Glory
Ipomoea pes-caprae

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iamcherreymaiya 9 years ago

can you check in one of my spottings if the bud that I have spotted is also a wooly morning glory?

Kevin Kavi
Kevin Kavi 9 years ago

thank you ashish

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Its Argyreia nervosa Purple colour.
September's climber.
Morning Glory is shrub plant has very Pink flowers.
In Ipomoea climber flowers throat is whitish colour.

Kevin Kavi
Kevin Kavi 9 years ago

Thank you for the Info!!!!!

Geodialist 9 years ago

Some form of Morning Glory, as indicated by the heart-shaped leaves.

Kevin Kavi
Spotted by
Kevin Kavi

Goa, India

Spotted on Sep 2, 2010
Submitted on Jun 12, 2011

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