Argyreia cuneata (Willd.) Ker Gawl.,  Bot. Reg. 8: t. 661. 1822 (Syn: (≡) Convolvulus cuneatus Willd. (basionym));
Images by Tsp kumar, Aarti Joshi (ID Muthu Karthick), Prashant Awale, Satish Phadke, and Gurcharan Singh, inserted (partly) by Gurcharan Singh (Please click links to see more images and details) 



Purple Morning Glory, Purple Convolvulus, Mysore Argyreia • Marathi: म्हाळुंगी Mhalungi • Tamil: Kanvalipoo, Vettai chedi • Kannada: Kallana hambu, Kallana gida, Nettarulu;
Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Volume 2 By N. P. Singh (1988- Description & keys- Argyreia cuneata, Argyreia pilosa, Argyreia sericea, Argyreia strigosa, Argyreia cymosa, Argyreia elliptica, Argyreia imbricata & Argyreia nervosa)

Erect shrubs; stem usually unbranched, terete, glabrous. Leaves to 6 x 2.5 cm, entire, shortly apiculate at apex, glabrous above, tomentose below; nerves 5 pairs, pinnate; petiole 8 mm long. Flowers in axillary peduncled cymes or solitary, peduncles 2 cm long, few-flowered; sepals 6 x 7 mm, orbicular, obtuse, glabrous; corolla 4 cm across, bluish pink. Berry 10 x 10 mm, ovoid, glabrous, yellow.  

Flowering and fruiting: October-February
Grasslands and dry deciduous forests
South India







Requesting to please provide ID of this Convolvulaceae member captured near Satara, Maharashtra in October 2014.

Is this some Argyreia species?


Attaching a couple of more pics clicked in Oct 2015. Requested to please provide ID. Attachments (2)

Appears close to Argyreia cuneata as per comparative images at Argyreia


No doubt its Argyreia cuneata only.

Thanks … for resolving this long pending ID.
This plant here is identified as Argyreia involucrata but looks very similar to my plant. Could this also be A. cuneata?





Argyreia cuneata (Willd.)) Ker gawl.





Local Name: Mahalungi

Family: Convolvulaceae

Location: Sajjangad, near Satara, Maharashtra.

I think this is one of the more interesting and aesthetic Argyreia species …definitely on my Wish List…



Plant for identification from Pune:  Can you please help me identify this flowering plant. It was observed in Panshet area in Pune.

Any Convolvulaceae member

Argyreia cuneata of Convolvulaceae?

Argyreia cuneata
Cattle don’t touch this plant.

In that case this will be a very good plant to put on fence.



Kas week : Argyreia cuneata SMP: Argyreia cuneata
A convolvulaceae shrub.
On way to Kas



Please id this flowering vine : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Please ID this flowering vine which is found at Baner Hills, Pune, Mh.

Argyreia cuneata.



Argyreia cuneata (Willd.) Ker Gawl.

Photographed from near Hemavati Reservoir, Hassan District, Karnataka.

It is my pleasure to share few images of Argyreia cuneata (Convolvulaceae


Habit: Shrub 

Habitat: Wild, Scrub forest 

Sighting: Chikmagalur and Tumkur, Karnataka, about 1000 msl and 800 msl 

Date: 22-08-2014 and 28-07-2015



Panchagani Tour…Id plz 170914 SR : Attachments (3). 7 posts by 7 authors.
Can  u plz help me id this shrub

pic taken at Panchagani MH, Sept 2013

is it some species of Ipomoea

Argyreia elliptica

Nice photographs … Could this be Argyreia cuneata??

Agree with … This is Argyreia elliptica. Please check this link

Has been identified as Argyreia elliptica but looks like A. cuneata to me.

Wildflower for ID 04 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)- 1 Mb each.


For ID. Date: 06/09/18
Location : Jawalagiri (near Hosur)
Altitude   : 997 ASL
Habitat.   : wild




Pl. check comparative images at

Thanks … From the images in the link, Argyreia cuneata seems the closest. Maybe somebody could confirm.

Yes, I agree with you for Argyreia cuneata (Willd.) Ker Gawl. as per comparative images at Argyreia

we had a case or two. one in 2008 was agreed by … i agree with …








on the roadside on our way to Bandipur; Banglore– 15.6.2008;  ID Required – indiantreepix | Google Groups ID-DKB189 – indiantreepix | Google Groups


Convolvulaceae: Argyreia cuneata Ker Gawl.: 1 image.
synonym: Convolvulus cuneatus Willd.
location/date: Nandi Hills, Bangalore, Karnataka, July 1997





GRIN  The Plant List (Argyreia cuneata Ker Gawl.- Unresolved)  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Argyria+cuneata+1.JPG (image)