Merremia peltata (L.) Merr.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (38) (family description)

          Genus: Merremia (5)

           Epithet: peltata (L.) Merr. (2)

Synonyms: Convolvulus bufalinus Lour., Convolvulus crispatulus Wall.

crispatulus => slightly curled or waved

peltata => shield-shaped, referring to shape of leaf and position of stalk in center of leaf

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: liana

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Merremia peltata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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