Achyranthes javanica (Burm.f.) Pers.. Syn. 1: (); Aerva javanica (Burm.f. ) Juss., Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. (), comb. inval. Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex J.A. Schultes, Syst. Veg. ed 5: Boiss., Fl. Or. ; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. Burkill, H.M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol 1. Names. Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. [family AMARANTHACEAE]. Aerva tomentosa Forssk.

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User specific search options User. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. These clusters up to 10 cm long and 10 mm wide may be dense and continuous or somewhat interupted, especially in their lower parts. The small fruit are probably dispersed by animals and wind. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Department of Parks and Wildlife. FloraBase ID same as Wikidata Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

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Observation specific search options Observed during. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

Remember me Forgot password? FloraBase – the Western Australian Flora. Document specific search options Title. The male flower clusters are often more slender i.


Aeva Queensland Government, This species reproduces by seed, which are only produced on female plants. Wanggalili; Yinjibarndi and Ngarluma Plants. Western Australian Herbarium, Can include ecosystem services. Technology Biodiversity in India.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Kapok bush Aerva javanica is very similar to some of the large group of native aevra known as bottlewashers or mullamullas i. Bedouins by the lake: Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. It is both erect aera spreading, grows up to a height of 1. Ethno-veterinary medicinal usage of flora of greater Cholistan desert, Pakistan.

Chemical constituents of Aerva javanica. Click on images to enlarge. In India, boiled seeds are fed to animals suffering from foot and mouth disease Mistry et al. Related observations Show all.

Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: However, these native species generally have broader inflorescences and are not densely covered in white woolly hairs.

These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, jaavanica and crustaceans. Kapok bush Aerva persicaaerial part, fresh.

This species is not declared or considered noxious by any state or territory government aera Australia. The seeds are used for stuffing pillows, use of which is believed to cure rheumatism and headaches.


The useful plants of west tropical Africa, 2nd edition. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aerva javanica. The species uses C 4 carbon fixation. In Southern Egypt, the Bedouins consider that it has a low grazing value but that the flowers are valuable for lactating ewes Belal et al.

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The plant has naturalised in northern regions of Australia, as an alien introduction, and is cultivated and utilised by the indigenous peoples. Aerva javanica Scientific classification Kingdom: Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. In Pakistan, it is used as a purgative, antidiarrheal and anthelmintic medicine in cattle Khan, ; Qureshi et al. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

They may also be spread by vehicles and in soil, as infestations often first appear along roadsides and near minesites.

It aimed to assist development of a favourable seedbed for native and sown species: It has numerous leaves, ovate to lanceolate, x mm, alternate and white to grey. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

State Herbarium of South Australia: Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a tropical moist deciduous forest along the Indo-Nepal boarder com A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Views Read Edit View history.