Merremia umbellata

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Merremia umbellata
Merremia umbellata.jpg
Flowers of Merremia umbellata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Merremia
M. umbellata
Binomial name
Merremia umbellata
(L.) Hallier f.
  • Convolvulus aristolochiifolius Mill.
  • Convolvulus caracassanus Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Convolvulus cymosus Desr.
  • Convolvulus luteus M. Martens & Galeotti
  • Convolvulus multiflorus Mill.
  • Convolvulus sagittifer Kunth
  • Convolvulus umbellatus Sessé & Moc.
  • Convolvulus umbellatus L.
  • Ipomoea cymosa (Desr.) Roem. & Schult.
  • Ipomoea mollicoma Miq.
  • Ipomoea polyanthes Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Ipomoea portobellensis Beurl.
  • Ipomoea sagittifer (Kunth) G. Don
  • Ipomoea umbellata (L.) G. Mey.
  • Merremia umbellata var. occidentalis Hallier f.
Merremia umbellata ssp umbellata - MHNT

Merremia umbellata (common names include hogvine, yellow merremia, and yellow wood rose) is a thin vine growing a maximum thickness of 2 cm (0.79 in).[1] It has many uses in Indian traditional medicines.[2] The flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.


  1. ^ Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al. (Dec 2010). "Factsheet – Merremia umbellata subsp. orientalis". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants. Edition 6.1, online version [RFK 6.1]. Cairns, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), through its Division of Plant Industry; the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research; the Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University. Retrieved 14 May 2013.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. ^ "Merremia umbellata – Hogvine". Flowers of India (website). Retrieved 14 May 2013.

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