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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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History of Introduction and Spread Top of page A. History, Screening, and Regulation, by D. It is a successful colonizer that has invaded across gangetuca wide geographical range due to its fast establishment, rapid growth rate, and early flowering Thye Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: The gardener’s guide gangetixa South African plants. Ground Cover SA Distribution: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on asystasiq.

Risk and Impact Factors Top of page Invasiveness Proved invasive outside its native range Has a broad native range Abundant in its native range Highly adaptable to different environments Is a habitat generalist Tolerant of shade Benefits from human association i. The fruit are greenish yellow capsules. Leaves have been eaten as spinach by the local people. Dicotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness A. The risk of introduction of A.


Asystasia gangetica (chinese violet)

University of Miami Press. Plants of the northern provinces of South Africa: Effects of processing treatments on the nutritive composition and consumer acceptance of some Nigerian edible leafy vegetables.

Asystasia gangetica from KalepolepoMaui. These capsules mm long have two compartments i.

Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, Asystasia gangetica smothering rainforest understory. It is regarded as an important emerging environmental weed in New South Wales. Asystasa ISBN Description An excellent little guide to some of the more commonly cultivated ornamental plants of the Tropics, often giving some information on the plants other uses.

Plantas Gangetiica en Cuba. Asystasia coromandeliana Nees Justicia gangetica L. Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico. In tropical areas it can grow rampantly. It is commonly known as the Chinese violetcoromandel [2] or creeping foxglove. Chinese violet Asystasia gangetica subsp.

Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha

Leave this field blank. Adapted to a asystasix range of environmental conditions and tolerates drought, full sun to partial shade, direct exposure to salt spray, and a variety of soils Rauch It is potentially highly invasive. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Flowers bisexual, zygomorphic, arranged in spikes on axillary branches. The ability of A.


Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web – see http: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 3: Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the asysrasia federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method.

Wikispecies has information related to Asystasia gangetica. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Asystasia gangetica

Flower production can begin as early as 40 days after germination, with seed development beginning after 57 days, facilitating the production of viable seed in as little as 72 days. Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List. It is also used as an ornamental plant in countries of the Neotropics.

Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, pp.