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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Take a photo and post a sighting. Morris J; Zambrano O, Methabenzthiazuron, dichlormate and nitrofen were found to effectively control H. Lazarides M; Hince B, eds. A few natural enemies, especially pathogens, have been recorded, mostly in India, apparently with little importance.
indicjm Kissmann KG; Groth D, Kleinschmidt and Johnson, ; Lazarides and Hince, ; Craven, Heliotropium indicum 1, plant habit; 2, flower; 3, fruit; 4, fruit in cross-section.
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Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Monitoring 7 3: In the Americas, however, uses similar to those of Heliotropium indicum are recorded. Weeds of rice in Indonesia [edited by Soerjani, M.
In Madagascar, Heliotropium curassavicum is burnt in the fields, as it provides good ash.
Heliotropium indicum Heliotropium indicum x – 45k – jpg www. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Biology and Ecology Top of page H.
Bebawi FF; Neugebohrn L, Throughout tropical Africa it is used as an analgesic rheumatismdiuretic and for numerous skin problems e. Exact status definitions can vary from state to state. Extracts of Heliotropium indicum have been shown to have strong antibacterial and antitumour activities, but no antifungal activity. They exhibit pronounced toxic effects on liver and lungs, but cytotoxic effects and other mutagenic and carcinogenic activities have also been reported.
Heliotropium heliktropium has been used widely for centuries on warts and to treat inflammations and tumours.
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, pp. Heliotropium indicum is widespread both in the Heliotropuum World and New World, and there is no risk of genetic erosion.
The Ngoni of Tanzania drink an extract made from the roots to treat yaws. Plant odor the plant does not have much of a smell.
Heliotropium indicum inflorescence CopyLeft EcoPort. Media related to Heliotropium indicum at Wikimedia Indiicum.
Heliotropium indicum (Indian heliotrope): Go Botany
A number of other species can occur as weeds, of which the most important is H. Branched tendrils NA Flowering stem cross-section the flowering stem is circular, or with lots of small angles so that it is roughly circular Hairs between stem nodes the hairs on the stem are plain, without glands or branches, and not tangled Hooked hairs on stem between nodes no Leaves on stem there is at least one full leaf above the base of the flowering inddicum Plant height 30—80 cm Tendril origin NA Tendrils the plant does not have tendrils.
Aqueous leaf extracts of Heliotropium indicum had an allelopathic effect on rice seedlings; phenolic compounds may be held responsible for this.
Its closest relative is H. Antiseptic and healing properties of indigenous plants from the Philippines. Furthermore the alkaloids trachelanthamidine and retronecine and the pyrrolizidine precursor amines in leaves and inflorescence putrescine, spermidine and spermine were isolated.
Paul Lechevalier, Paris, France.