Alternanthera sessilis is a weed that inhabits many areas of the world. It is a pest of sugarcane, a weed of rice in tropical areas, and an agricultural weed that. Alternanthera sessilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species e. TA Alternanthera sessilis is a weed that inhabits many areas of the world. It occupies moist areas and can be found from sea level to over m.

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This website gives common names and and the distribution of the species in the United States. Reproductive biology and Phenology: Gayathri et al state that A. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Alteenanthera villosa Blanco Alterbanthera forsskaolei Mart. Datta and Biswas, ; Holm et al.

Parham, ; Holm et al. It grows as weed in plains specially in moist localities, in shallow rice fields, on road sides and kitchen garden. Downloaded on 19 October http: Ampong-Nyarko and de Datta list A. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

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The leaves are sometimes spear-shaped but mostly elliptic and are 0. It can be found in hydromorphic ricefields in West Africa and Asia, and in the following cultivated areas: How many fingers does the typical human have? The present study was aimed at determining the vascular plant species richness of an urban green-sp It can be noxious Soerjani et al. Food and Fertiliser Technology Center.


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It was done to calculate the contribution of one traditionally cooked portion of the recommended daily allowance of of retinol. Countries or multi-country features with distribution records for Alternanthera sessilis. Steud Alternanthera glabraMoq.

It has been used for the treatment of dysuria and haemmorrhoids. Found along the banks of fresh water streams, canals and ponds from plains to m. Click on the name for additional informations. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Downloaded on 19 October Gomphrena sessilis L. Document specific search options Title. By using this site, you agree to alternanhtera Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Alternanthera sessilis – Useful Tropical Plants

Parham, ; Parsons, ; Holm et al. In India, the plants flower and fruit swssilis the year with most vigorous vegetative growth at the onset of the monsoon season, and most vigorous reproductive growth at the end of the season.

Also includes sessklis referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Decumbent herbs, stem glabrous.

This website is used for the responsible identification of plant pests. Last update on Periyar Tiger Reserve Flowers yellowish red; tepals equal, 2. European Invasive Alien Species Gateway. Altenranthera probability for A. Autecological studies on weeds of West Bengal.


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Missouri Botanical Garden, Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Description Top of page A. It is also used to treat hepatitis, bronchitis, and asthma in Taiwan Jansen, It has been introduced to the southern United Statesand its origins in Central and South America are uncertain. Molecular phylogenetics of Alternanthera Gomphrenoideae, Amaranthaceae: Weed control in alternznthera crops. Invasive Species Assessment Protocol: Achenes 2 x 2 mm, obovoid, emarginate at apex; seed orbicular, compressed, brown.

Medicated lotions may also be produced from A. It grows in the drawdown zones of water bodies or in water up to 1 m deep, where it may be part floating and part emergent or even grow in mats of floating vegetation, but can also grow in relatively dry situations Gupta, alterhanthera Checklists specific search options Observed during.

Flower In axillary spikes, sessile; white. Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory.