A. gangetica is a fast growing perennial plant which is included on various lists of invasive plants, including for Cuba, Puerto Rico and Hawaii. The binomial Asystasia gangetica covers a very complex, polymorphic aggregate , and it is possible that the West African material may be separable. The group. Excerpts from Langeland et al1 This plant forms weedy thickets along roadsides and is found in disturbed upland habitats in at least 11 conservation areas from.

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Sheldon Navie close-up of seeds Photo: Click on images to enlarge stems and leaves Asjstasia This is an attractive, fast-growing, spreading, herbaceous groundcover that grows from mm to mm in height. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page A. It is commonly known as the Chinese violetcoromandel [2] or creeping foxglove. Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden. The South African subspecies occurs along the eastern coastal areas ganggetica the country and in the north.

Publisher Timber Press Inc. Capsules ellipsoid or club-shaped, This ground cover can be used as a mass planting under large trees and borders in full sun, semi-shade or full shade.

This asystasiw was last edited on 26 Novemberat While every care fangetica taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it.


This is an important plant for honeybeesbutterflies and other insects. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 3: It is a slender, leafless, parasitic herb with yellow, twining stems reaching a height of up to 2 m and forming dense patches up to 5 asustasia across.

Aystasia gangetica is widely distributed from tropical Asia to southern Africa. Introduction If you have a large expanse that needs covering, try the magic of this African beauty. The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to ganyetica control method.

Widespread throughout the Old World Tropicsand introduced into tropical Americas [6] and Hawaiiwhere it has become naturalized.

Click on images to enlarge infestation Photo: History of Introduction and Spread Top of page A. Flora of China Web. Effects of processing treatments on the nutritive composition and consumer acceptance of some Nigerian edible leafy vegetables.

The flowers are very attractive to butterflies too. Sheldon Navie close-up of old fruit that has already released its seeds Photo: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Asystasia gangetica

These capsules mm long have two compartments i. Year ISBN Description An excellent little guide to some of the more commonly cultivated ornamental plants of the Tropics, often giving asystasi information on the plants other uses. Floristic inventory of South Florida database. University of Miami Press. The bright green leaves are arranged in opposite pairs along the stems and are also sparsely asystasi i. This family includes a range of morphological diversity, habitats, and biogeographic patterns.


The entirely white-flowered form of Chinese violet Asystasia gangetica subsp. US Fish and Wildlife Service, c. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Further studies are needed to identify the mechanisms. Ernest Akamine [7] found that there were no apparent dormancy mechanisms operating in the seeds, which germinated freely days after being expelled from parent plants.

A native species i. Retrieved from ” https: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Asystasia gangetica. India and Africa 1 Introduction to Florida: The original range of the subspecies is unclear, but it is likely that A.

Asystasia gangetica

Asystasia coromandeliana Nees Asystasia gangetica L. Dyschoriste has flowers arranged in cymose fascicles or singly at the axils while those of Asystasia are arranged in distal spikes or racemes Durkee, Views Read Edit View history.

Macro of Asystasia gangetica in Malaysia. Herbicidal weed control methods for pastures and natural areas of Hawaii.

US Fish and Wildlife Service, b. Watch out for the most common pest, dodder Cuscuta campestris. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.