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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Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. The word gangetica is derived from the Ganges River in India where it is presumed the species occurs. Login to add your Comment Not registered yet? Flora of the West Indies.

Asystasia gangetica – UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Click on images to enlarge infestation Photo: History, Screening, and Regulation, by D. Environmental Impact Top of page A.

Flora of China Web. 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. International Common Names English: Gangeica credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens.


Blume Asystasia parvula C. Asystasia coromandeliana Nees Justicia gangetica L. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Asystasia gangetica. Readable yet also very detailed. According to the Global Invasive Species Database this creeper asystaia caused major problems in the ecosystems of the Pacific Islands. Island Press, Washington, DC, Leaves are simple and dark green. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, It is currently found mainly on coastal sandy soils in the warmer temperate regions of New South Wales.

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Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha

This is an attractive, fast-growing, spreading, herbaceous groundcover that grows from mm to mm in height. Field guide to wild flowers of Kwazulu-Natal and the eastern region. Recent work gangdtica A. Chinese violet Asystasia gangetica subsp. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Propagate from cuttings taken after flowering or by removing rooted runners small plants must be protected from frost.

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Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Asystasia acuminata Klotzsch Asystasia coromandeliana Nees var. It is bangetica used as an ornamental plant in countries of the Neotropics. A potential weed of distrubed sites, waste areas, roadsides, crops, plantations, open woodlands, forest margins and coastal habitats in the warmer temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of Australia.


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When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. The leaves are used in Nigeria for the treatment saystasia asthma Akah et al.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Flowers purplish-blue sometimes asystasiw or white with dark purple streaksto 2 inches long, arranged along one side of a long terminal spike; subtended by 5 linear-lanceolate, green sepals; petals hairy, fused at base to form a funnel-shaped tube with 5 rounded, spreading lobes; 4 fertile stamens.

View other gabgetica in this family QR code link View other plants in this genus. The South African subspecies occurs along the eastern coastal areas of the country and in the north. Wikispecies has information related to Asystasia gangetica.

Retrieved from ” https: Sheldon Navie the gajgetica flowered form, which is sometimes known as Asystasia gangetica ‘Alba’ Photo: Google QR Code Generator. Catalog of the Acanthaceae of Belize with taxonomic and phytogeographic notes. It forms little whitish flowers in November to April.