Facts About. Indian heliotrope is native to Asia and invasive in parts of the United States. Its distribution just barely includes New England, collections having. Nov 19, H. indicum is common in tropical countries, being a major weed of sugarcane in Indonesia and the Philippines (Holm et al., ) and of maize. Descriptions and articles about the Indian Heliotrope, scientifically known as Heliotropium indicum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehen .

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Heliotropium indicum has been used widely for centuries on warts and to treat inflammations and tumours. Click on “show more” to view them. Heliotropium indicum grown under greenhouse conditions showed the highest content of alkaloids at the beginning heliotropuim the flowering period.

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Heliotropium indicum

Kissmann KG; Groth D, Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Monitoring 7 3: One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. H ovalifolium in West Africa has much smaller, densely hairy leaves.

International Rice Research Institute. Its closest relative is H. Distribution Top of page H. Kleinschmidt and Johnson, ; Lazarides and Hince, ; Craven, Indian Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology, 20 1: Gray’s Manual of Botany. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium curassavicum.


Furthermore the alkaloids trachelanthamidine and retronecine and the pyrrolizidine precursor amines in leaves and inflorescence putrescine, spermidine and spermine were isolated. Indice Agropecuaria X1V edn.

Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can heliotroopium selected by going to Generate Report. Synonyms Tiaridium indicum L. It has small white or purple flowers with a green calyx; five stamens borne on a corolla tube; a terminal style; and a four-lobed ovary. Lorenzi and Jeffery, Can you please help us?

Bulbils the plant does not appear to have bulbils Bulblets replace flowers there are no bulblets where the flowers are located. The World’s Worst Weeds. Characteristics Habitat terrestrial New England state Massachusetts Flower petal color blue to purple Leaf type the leaves are simple i. Take a photo and post a sighting. Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally in non-wetlands. Indivum Heliotropium indicum Indian heliotrope. Methabenzthiazuron, dichlormate and nitrofen were found to effectively control H.

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In the Americas, however, uses similar to those of Heliotropium indicum are recorded. To reuse an image, please click it to see who you will need to contact. Heliotropium indicum contains tumorigenic pyrrolizidine alkaloids. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Impact Top of page H. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Les plantes utiles du Gabon.


Likewise butterflies are often associated with Heliotropium as they require certain pyrrolizidine alkaloids as precursor for their pheromones.

Lifespan the plant lives only a single year or less Parasitism the plant is not parasitic Plant color the leaves or young stems of the plant are green Plants darken when dry no Spines on plant the plant has no spines. The plant reproduces by seeds which are produced on the long, curled, one-sided spikes. In the Philippinesthe plant is chiefly used as a traditional medicine. Heliotropium indicum Heliotropium indicum plant x – k – jpg www. Plantes et animaux utiles de Madagascar. In Mauritius, where it is locally a weed in sugarcane, a decoction of the plant is drunk to cure cough and fever.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Heliotropium indicum

Plantas daninhas de Brasil, terrestres, aquaticas, parasitas, toxicas e medicinais. The flowering season is very long and new flowers develop apically within the cyme while mature nutlets are already present at the base of the inflorescence. Phytosociological investigation of the rice field weeds of Helkotropium Assam. Memoirs of the botanical survey of South Africa No Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, Kenya.