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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Kapok bush Aerva javanica is javanida similar to some of the large group of native plants known as bottlewashers or mullamullas i. May also be referred to include anatomy.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Indigenous knowledge on animal healthcare practices in district Kachchh, Gujarat. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

Flower In terminal paniculate spikes; white.

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Adelaide Queensland Government, However, there are conflicting opinions to its invasiveness and impact, as it is also a useful fodder in dry areas Queensland Government, Folklore uses of Amaranthaceae family from Nara desert, Pakistan. Fruit A thin-walled urticle, irregularly rupturing; seed lenticular to reniform.


The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Recent advances in desert afforestation, Dehradun, p. Successful grassland regeneration in a severely degraded catchment: In earlier times, the densely woolly parts of the inflorescence were used by Bedouins for stuffing saddle pads and cushions, hence the name “kapok bush” Soliman, Wikimedia Commons aeeva media related to Aerva javanica.

This species is not declared or considered noxious by any state or territory government in Australia. Technology partner Strand Awrva Sciences.

In North-West Australia, a reseeding programme using kapok bush as a colonising species began in Message The aervx has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. The small fruit are probably dispersed by animals and wind.

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A total of species belo The species uses C 4 carbon fixation. It is both erect and spreading, grows up to a height of 1. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, 2nd edition. Screening for antibacterial principle and activity of Aerva javanica Juss.

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The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. In its native range, as in Australia, it is mostly found growing on sandy or calcareous soils in semi-arid and arid regions in inland areas and also near the sea. Early reports from Africa showed that it was palatable to goats and sheep, while cattle would only make use of it as a dry season forage Bartha, In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.


Fodder plants in the Sahel zone of Africa. These stems are rounded in cross-section i. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Checklists specific search options Observed during. Plant and animal families Plant and animal species. The male flower clusters are often more slender i.

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In India, a paste made of green leaves, used for healing wounds and inflammation, was found to have antibacterial activity Srinivas adrva al. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

Kapok bush Aerva javanica. The University of Queensland.