Facts About. Indian heliotrope is native to Asia and invasive in parts of the United States. Its distribution just barely includes New England, collections having. Nov 19, H. indicum is common in tropical countries, being a major weed of sugarcane in Indonesia and the Philippines (Holm et al., ) and of maize. Descriptions and articles about the Indian Heliotrope, scientifically known as Heliotropium indicum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehen .
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Lazarides and Hince, ; Craven, Food plants, bionomics and control of flea beetles. Indice Agropecuaria X1V edn. Johnston, ; Burkart, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Heliotropium indicum Heliotropium indicum x – 95k – jpg www.
Its ability to grow in periodically wet or partiailly flooded situations enables inducum to establish in crops under conditions where weeds sensitive to excess water could not endure. Flora of South-eastern Queensland. A number of other species can occur as weeds, of which the most important is H.
They exhibit pronounced toxic effects on liver and lungs, but cytotoxic effects and other mutagenic and carcinogenic activities have also been reported. The closely related H.
Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Heliotropium indicum
Indian Journal of Forestry, 19 1: Heliotropium indicum Heliotropium indicum plant x – k – jpg www. It is widely considered a weed of fields and pastures. The plant is usually associated with wet, fertile soils, often near rivers and lakes, fallow rice fields, roadsides and waste areas.
Title Seeds Caption Seeds from two aspects. The species is distributed widely throughout the world’s tropical regions, and it has proved difficult to establish its precise origin, although South and Central America seem most likely.
A Geographic Atlas of World Weeds. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page The generic name is derived from the Greek helios, for sun and trope, for turning, suggesting that the leaves and flowers turn towards the sun, however, this is not the habit of this species.
A common weed in waste places and settled areas. Weeds of rice in Indonesia [edited by Soerjani, M. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium curassavicum.
Characteristics Habitat terrestrial New England state Massachusetts Flower petal color blue to purple Leaf type the leaves are simple i.
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 75 2: A poultice made from the leaves is applied to rheumatic limbs, to wounds and insect bites. A Handbook of some Indian Weeds. Heliotropium indicum Conservation status. The lower surface of the leaves prominently veined, the upper surface coarsely rough and grooved. Plantas daninhas de Brasil, terrestres, aquaticas, parasitas, toxicas e medicinais. Allelopathic effects of Heliotropium indicum on paddy var.
In the Philippinesthe plant is chiefly used as a traditional medicine. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Anti-inflammatory activity of Heliotropium indicum Linn. Farmland Weeds in China. Weeds of the United States and their control.
Chemical ecology of pyrrolizidine alkaloids. In Madagascar, Heliotropium curassavicum is burnt in the fields, as it provides good ash. National Academy of Sciences, Science Letters, 6 5: Fruits angular with an apical beak, mm long, glabrous with two lobes which spread apart and separate to give two nutlets at maturity.
Medicinal plants of East Africa. Production of antineoplastic agents by plant tissue cultures: The species name, indicum relates to India where it is supposed to be a native plant species, however, Waterhouse considers H.
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Title Upper part of plant. In Gambia the whole plant is buried and after the fleshy tissue has rotted away the remaining fibre is used to make false hair for women. Indian Farming, 19 3: Kleinschmidt and Johnson, ; Lazarides and Hince, ; Craven, In addition indivum being a weed in different crops in various tropical and subtropical regions of the world, H. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.
Some new leaf spot diseases from Gwalior Madhya Pradesh. Heliotropium indicum is widespread both in the Old World and New World, and there is no risk of genetic erosion.