Merremia dissecta

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Merremia dissecta (Jacq.) Hallier f.
  • Synonyms : Convolvulus dissectus Jacq., Ipomoea sinuata Ortega
  • Plant Family : Convolvulaceae
  • Plant Form : Climbers
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park

About Merremia dissecta Plant :

  • Habit : A twiner with yellowish-brown hairy in younger parts.
  • Leaves : Deeply lobed, glabrous, pinnatifid or toothed.
  • Inflorescence : Axillary, solitary.
  • Fruits :
    • Capsule rounded, glabrous.
    • Seeds oblong, glabrous.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : August - October