Jacquemontia tamnifolia (L.) Griseb.

Common name

English: Hairy clustervine

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (38) (family description)

          Genus: Jacquemontia (2)

           Epithet: tamnifolia (L.) Griseb. (1)

Synonym: Convolvulus capitatus Desr.

capitatus => head-shaped, as ahead of composite bloom

tamnifolia => 'leaves of Tamnus', which is a genus in the family Dioscoreaceae

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Jacquemontia tamnifolia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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