Ipomoea purpurea

Ipomoea purpurea

Ipomoea purpurea in Valley of Flowers

Ipomoea purpurea is a twinging, hairy herb with stem of height upto 3 m. Flowers are deep purple in color with red or pale pink centre. Flowers are mainly funnel shaped.

English Name

Purple morning Glory

Local Name

Kaphlaga

Family

Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory Family)

Flowering time

April to October

Habitat

Agricultural fields, waysides and waste places. Oftenly morning glory is grown as an ornamental plant.

Uses

Leaves and seeds are used as purgatives. Fruits are used to treat dandruff. In China seeds are considered to have anthemintic, diuretic and laxative properties and also used for the treatment of ascariasis, oedema, constipation.

Location in the Valley of flowers

You will find this flower at Pulna village.

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