Alternanthera sessilis is a weed that inhabits many areas of the world. It is a pest of sugarcane, a weed of rice in tropical areas, and an agricultural weed that. Alternanthera sessilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species e. TA Alternanthera sessilis is a weed that inhabits many areas of the world. It occupies moist areas and can be found from sea level to over m.

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Don Alternanthera repens J. It gives an extensive list of distibution and, descripition, common names, and habitiat descriptions. According to TomainoA.

Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future. Caribbean Journal of Science.

Spike x 5 mm, sessile, solitary or together; bracts and bracteoles similar, 1 mm long, broadly ovate, acute, glabrous. They are attenuated at the base, and the apex is acute to blunt, with entire, glabrous or pilose thin, fine, articulate hairs margins.


The threats to which this taxon is subject. Reproductive biology and Phenology: Also, it is bought for its low cost and taste by the people of Alternqnthera Lanka Gayathri, The sepals are 2. Illecebrum nanumR. It can be found in hydromorphic ricefields in West Africa and Asia, and in the following cultivated areas: In Nigeria it is a weed of alternantheraa crops, while in the Democratic Republic of the Congo it has been recorded growing in fields of a range of cash crops Gupta, Related observations Aalternanthera all.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The stems are generally prostrate, often rooting at the nodes, sometimes floating, creeping or ascending at the tips, cylindrical and slightly hairy, with numerous erect branches.

Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC. | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: This article discusses different ways in which to control the Alligator Weed using herbicides and manual control.

This paper discusses the hypothesis of diversity-community invisability and its controversy in the field of invasion ecology. University of the West Indies.


Alternanthera sessilis

Weed Science Society of the Philippines Inc. Achenes 2 x 2 mm, obovoid, emarginate at apex; seed orbicular, compressed, brown.

They are light sensitive and the average number of seeds per plant is ca Achyranthes linearifoliaSw. The leaves are simple, opposite, shortly petiolate or sessile, broadly lanceolate or spatulate to almost linear, 0. Amerind Publishing Company, New Delhi. Seasonal variations in wessilis plant preferences of reintroduced Rhinos Rhinoceros unicornis Alteenanthera It is used in many different foods in Africa, such as soups, relish, and sauces. Document specific search options Title.

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Alternanthera sessilis (sessile joyweed)

Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. The following 1 contacts offer information an advice on Alternanthera sessilis. Uses Top of page A. Survey, identification and host parasite relationships of rootknot nematodes occuring in some parts of alterrnanthera Philippines. Observation specific search options Observed during.

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.

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