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Evolvulus alsinoides

Scientific name:  Evolvulus alsinoides.
Family: Convolvulaceae.
Evolvulus alsinoides (Dwarf Morning Glory) is flowering plant from the family Convolvulaceae. It has a natural pantropical distribution encompassing tropical and warm-temperate regions of Australasia, Indomalaya, Polynesia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas.[1] The species inhabits a wide range of habitats, from marshland and wet forests to deserts. A number of varieties and subspecies are recognized. It may become a weed in some situations. It is one of the plants included in Dasapushpam, the ten sacred flowers of Kerala.
This herb used in traditional medicine of East Asia for its purported psychotropic and nootropic properties.[2] although such claims are not medically verified.