Argyreia nervosa

Argyreia nervosa

  • Argyreia nervosa
  • Argyreia nervosa
  • Argyreia nervosa
  • Argyreia nervosa
  • Flower name
    Argyreia nervosa
  • Scientific name
    Argyreia nervosa
  • Aliasギンヨウアサガオ, ウラジロオオバアサガオ, Argyreia nervosa, Baby wood rose
  • Place of originIndia and Bangladesh
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Argyreia nervosa

Argyreia nervosa (Argyreia nervosa) is a vining evergreen perennial herb or subshrub native to India and Bangladesh. As a naturalized plant, it has been introduced into many countries. It is also known as Small wood rose. woolly morning-glory, Silver-leaved morning glory, White morning glory, Baby wood rose, Small wood rose, and Woolly morning-glory.
It has a 10-meter-long vine that twines itself around posts and trees. The leaves are large and conspicuous. The leaves are heart-shaped and the underside of the leaf is densely covered with silvery white pubescence. In summer, clusters of light purple-red flowers grow from the leaf axils. The flowers are funnel-shaped, with a dark purple center, and are so large that pots can be inserted into them for nectar feeding. In its native country, the young leaves are used as a poultice and as an anti-inflammatory for insect bites, and the roots are used as a tonic.

Common name: Argyreia nervosa, scientific name: Argyreia nervosa, place of origin: India, Bangladesh, ife form: evergreen perennial herb or subshrub, also known as silver-leaf morning glory or morning glory. baby wood rose, small wood rose, woolly morning-glory, Adogdar (Sanskrit), Vine length: 10 m, Leaf blade length: 30 cm, Leaf shape: heart-shaped, Corolla shape: funnel-shaped, Flower color: light purple-red, Flower diameter: 10 cm Flower diameter: 10 cm; flowering season: July to October.


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Convolvulaceae
  • Genus
    Argyreia
  • Species
    Argyreia nervosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typevining evergreen perennial herb or subshru
  • Flower colorsPink Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height1000.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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