The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine. In some areas the plant is not removed when found growing as a weed in cultivated. Dianthera flava Vahl: 5 (). Dianthera americana var. flava (Vahl) Forssk.: 9 ( ). Adhatoda flava (Vahl) Nees (). A. fasciata Nees: (). Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl [family ACANTHACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. Resource.

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In Tanzania leaf sap is taken against hookworm justiia to treat hydrocele, including bathing the affected parts. Flora of southern Africa 30, part 3, fascicle 1.

Justicia flava

Inflorescence a dense terminal spike up to 20 nusticia long, continuous or interrupted in the basal part; bracts linear-lanceolate. Transplant seedlings when they reach a height of mm. Display spot characters for this species. Notes on the types of some names of Arabian Acanthaceae in the Forsskal herbarium.


West African Plants

Four sterols and salicylic acid were isolated from the leaves, stems and roots of Justicia flava. The composition of fresh Justicia leaves per g edible portion is: Google QR Code Generator. Click here to register. What code is in justiciia image? Ground Cover SA Distribution: Justicia flava Vahl Vahl Family: Water twice a week. The useful plants of West Tropical Africa.

Justicia flava – Useful Tropical Plants

Derivation of specific name: The insects attracts insectivorous birds and therefore add more life in the garden. Numerous species can be found in the literature referred to by a variety of names within the genera AdhatodaDuvernoiaGendarussaJusticiaRostellaria and Rungia.

Justicia flava Vahl Vahl. There are 8 citations in Afrirefs related to Justicia flava Vahl Vahl. It tolerates moderate frost.

Full Sun Gardening skill: Sow the seeds in October. Justicia flava Justicia californica x 66 – 3k – thb www. The inflorescence is hairy but not woolly.


Insects associated with this species: Justicia flava Justicia californica x 66 – 4k – thb www. Germination takes place after a week.

Citation in web searches. In Guinea the leaves of Justicia flava are used as a vegetable collected from the wild. Lignans flaa Justicia flava. Justicia flava will remain a vegetable of minor and local importance only.

The whole crushed plant, mixed with vegetable ash, seed of Aframomum species and capsicum pepper is administered by enema against painful menses, or, mixed with lemon juice, taken to induce menstruation. Fruit a 4-seeded capsule c. Justicia flava Other species, cultivated in

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