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Common name

English: Hairy clustervine


Kingdom: Plantae (2599)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2111)

      Order: Solanales (94)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (41)(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


Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Jacquemontia tamnifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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