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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The original range of the subspecies is unclear, but it is likely that A. Herbicidal weed control methods for pastures and natural areas of Hawaii.

How many suns are in our solar system. Flowering plant Photograph by: Asystasia gangetica from KalepolepoMaui. Asystasia means inconsistency and relates to the fact that the corolla is more or less regular, which is unusual in the family Acanthaceae. Floristic inventory of South Florida database. Spring, Early Summer PH: Dicotyledonae Gsngetica of Invasiveness A.


Further studies are needed to identify the mechanisms. Studies to evaluate the impact of the plant on native species in areas where it has been introduced, and recommendations for management and control in natural areas invaded by this species, are also needed. Hedberg I, Edwards S, eds, It is regarded as an important emerging environmental weed in New South Wales.

Sheldon Navie immature fruit Photo: This is an attractive, fast-growing, spreading, herbaceous groundcover that grows from mm to mm in height.

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Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: History, Screening, and Regulation, by D. This ground cover thrives in semi-shade and will also grow in sunny spots if it receives adequate moisture.

Effects of water stress, shading and clipping on growth and development of Asystasia gangetica. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

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This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Florida Noxious Weed List. Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens. Leaves opposite; blades simple, with numerous linear cystoliths on the upper surface, the secondary veins conspicuous; stipules asysatsia.


It can be very invasive in developed or natural landscapes Rauch Chris Gardiner infestation Photo: If you have a large expanse that needs covering, try the magic of this African beauty. aststasia

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The main method of dispersal over long distances is by human activities e. Federal Noxious Weed List. More information is needed on reproductive biology of this species, and on environmental requirements for germination and establishment of asstasia and juvenile plants.

Also naturalised on Christmas Island and possibly naturalised in the northern parts of the Northern Territory. The flowers also serve as food for beetles and the plant receives visits from ants.

The species is dispersed by seeds and rhizomes. Research Journal of Medicinal Plant, 1 2: Listado de las Plantas Vasculares del Departamento de Antioquia: Reproduces by vegetative fragments and seed; flowers and sets fruit early in its life cycle at 45 daysand can produce hundreds of explosive capsules per plant Thye Check our website at www.

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