Merremia umbellata subsp. orientalis

 

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Merremia umbellata subsp. orientalis (Hallier f.) Ooststr.
Dear friends, please validate this ID.
Note at Convolvulaceae Unlimited differentiates M. umbellata and its subspecies orientalis. Same note at Flora of China.
me-REE-mee-uh -- named for Blasius Merrem, German naturalist and professor
um-bell-AY-tuh -- in umbels
or-ee-en-TAY-liss -- of or from the Orient, eastern ...
Dave's Botanary
Jan 10, 2010 ... at Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park), Mumbai
commonly known as: hogvine • Garo: sithri bodu • Malayalam: കൊലാവര വല്ലീ kolavara valli, വയാര വല്ലീ vayaravalli • Marathi: मोतीया motia • Mizo: vowktesentil • Telugu: వేరుమల్లె veru-malle
Distribution: e Africa, s China, India, s-e Asia, n Australia, Pacific Islands
References: Convolvulaceae UnlimitedPIEReFlora
more views: Jan 10, 2010 ... at Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park), Mumbai
Mar 13, 2010 ... at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra
Jan 28, 2012 ... at Prabalgad near Panvel, Maharashtra
Should you ever have opportunity to take any clear closeups of the fully mature seeds, I am interested to correlate seed characteristics with plant morphology, even though others have been not yet been successful at this type of correlation.
I find that the seeds of M.umbellata subspecies umbellata are very consistent in seed characteristics and resultant plant morphology...same is true for M.umbellata subspecies orientalis and I am at a loss why others are unable to see the consistencies...
 
 
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Bhagamandala - Thalacauvery Road Karnataka
Date: 22 FEB 2017 ... Altitude range: ~ 907 - 1122 m (2976 - 3683 ft) asl

Merremia umbellata subsp. orientalis (Hallier f.) Ooststr. ... (family: Convolvulaceae) 





 
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