Argyreia nervosa (Burm. f.) Bojer

Common name

English: Elephant Creeper, Hawaiian Baby Woodrose

German: Hawaiianischen Holzrose, Silberwinde

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2274)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2179)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1840)

      Order: Solanales (80)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (35) (family description)

          Genus: Argyreia (3)

           Epithet: nervosa (Burm. f.) Bojer (1)

Synonyms: Argyreia speciosa (L. f.) Sweet, Convolvulus nervosus Burm. f., Convolvulus speciosus L. f., Rivea nervosa (Burm. f.) Hallier f.

nervosa => with prominent nerves or veins

nervosus => with prominent nerves or veins

speciosa => beautiful

speciosus => beautiful, showy or brilliant

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Argyreia nervosa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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