Common name: Climbing Rex Begonia (but does not belong to Begonia genus). Tamil name Njerinjampuli. The plant is a large colorful perennial vine, stems are 4 ridged they appear rusty and have forked tendrils. The simple leaves are arranged alternatively. The lower side of the leaf is deep red in color; the upper side of the leaf has whitish-silvery markings. Leaf shape is ovate-lance shaped, base is cordate and tips are pointed. The leaf margin is toothed. The inflorescence is in the form of a compound umbel. The flowers are yellow in color and attached to red sepals cups. The fruit is in the form of a black berry. This plant was seen at Mannarkkad ghat road in Palakkad district of Kerala in the month of November. It is also seen in forest ranges of Silent Valley and Thattekkad in Kerala. The plant is native of South East Asia region. This colorful plant can be promoted as an ornamental plant.