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1. Argyreia Lour., Fl. Coch. 134. 1790. Choisy in DC. Prodr. 9: 325.1845, Clarke in Hook. f.,Fl.Brit. Ind. 4:185.1883, Trimen, Hand. Fl. Cey1.3 :206.1895, van Ooststroom in van Steenis, Fl. Males. ser. 1,4:494.1953 , Austin in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 62:214.1975.


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Argyreia nasirii

Credit: S. Hameed

Lianas, perennial. Leaves petiolate, glabrous or pubescent, variable in size and shape. Flowers in usually bracteate, axillary, few- to many-flowered cymes. Sepals often pubescent outside, slightly to much enlarged in fruit. Corolla campanulate, infundibuliform or tubular, the limb entire to deeply lobed, the interplicae pubescent. Stamens included or exserted. The stigmas bi-globose. Fruits ellipsoid to globose, fleshy, leathery or mealy berries.

A genus of about 90 species in the Old World tropics. 2 species have been reported from Pakistan.

1 Leaves densely white pubescent below. Stems white with an appressed indumentum   1 Argyreia nervosa
+ Leaves sparsely strigose on both surfaces. Stems with sparse villous indumentum   2 Argyreia nasirii

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