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Merremia is a genus of flowering plants in the morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. Members of the genus are commonly known as woodroses.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Flavonoids have been isolated from the aerial parts of the plant of Merremia genus, species Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier. f., which include Diosmetin, luteolin–7–o- β–d–glucoside, Luteolin, diosmetin–7–o–β–d–glucoside,
|Kannada||ಇಲಿಕಿವಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು Ilikivi soppu|
|Telugu||Lanja savaram, Seethamma jada, Seetamma savaram, Sunchu mutthi|
|English||Arrow-leaf Morning Glory|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Alternate||Various in shape and size, but deeply emarginated and 3-toothed at the apex, cordate at base, the basal lobes clasping the stem, petioles very short or 0.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Polygamous||Yellow||Calyx infundibuliform, outer sepals shorter than inner. Flowering season is Through out the year|
|Drupe||15-20 mm in diameter||Pale brown||Fruiting season is Through out the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Plants are usually found on rather light soils in the wild. The plant has been recognised as a potential weed threat in the Pacific Islands.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- ”Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2” by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.80, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #45, Paapannana Tota, 1st Main road, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru.
- Chemical constituents
- Verneculer names
- Kappatagudda - A Repertoire of Medicianal Plants of Gadag by Yashpal Kshirasagar and Sonal Vrishni, Page No. 272