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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Idu M, Onyibe HI, Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. This ground cover can be used as a mass planting asystaaia large trees and borders in full sun, semi-shade or full shade.

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In nature Asystasia has developed hangetica good relationship with the honeybee that pollinates the flowers. Forest and Kim Starr. A Flora of Tropical Florida: It may also be present amongst populations of Asystasia gangetica in northern Australia, as not all states recognise subspecies of this species.


Click on images to enlarge stems and leaves Photo: Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List.

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

It is a slender, leafless, parasitic herb with yellow, twining stems reaching a height of up to 2 m and forming asyystasia patches up to 5 m across. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Google QR Code Generator.

List of vascular plants of Gabon. Sheldon Navie immature fruit Photo: Also naturalised overseas in south-eastern Asia i. US Fish and Wildlife Service, a. The entirely white-flowered form of Chinese violet Asystasia gangetica subsp. Perennial herbs, erect, decumbent, or clambering; m in length.

Asystasia gangetica

Flora of China Web. Macro of Asystasia gangetica in Malaysia.

If it became widely established it could potentially affect summer crops and plantation crops in northern Australia. Hedberg I, Edwards S, eds, Creeping foxglove is the most rewarding and friendliest of all the groundcovers it may even prove too friendly in a small garden! The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.


Close up of the flowers and leaves Photograph by: Federal Noxious Weed List. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory.

Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

It forms little whitish flowers in November to April. Acanthaceae The binomial Asystasia gangetica covers a very complex, polymorphic aggregate, and it is possible that the West African material may be separable. The South African subspecies occurs along the eastern coastal areas of the country and in the north. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, Plants of the northern provinces of South Africa: Asystasia resembles the genus Aystasia but can be differentiated by their inflorescences.

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It can be planted in any soil in the garden, but will do better if plenty of compost is added. University of the West Indies,