Argyreia nervosa

Argyreia nervosa

Argyreia nervosa

(Snake Vine, Monkey Rose)

FAMILY

Convolvulaceae

Species

Argyreia nervosa

Common name(s)

Snake Vine, Monkey Rose, Hawaiian Baby Wood Rose

Flower colour; life form

Flowers mauve. Robust vine

Distinguishing features

Leaves leathery, heart-shaped, size varies with age and conditions, lower surface and stems white with woolly hairs. Flowers in clusters, funnel-shaped to 5 cm diameter, corolla mauve. Capsule globular, sepals persistent woody. Seeds are toxic.

Argyreia nervosa