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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Successful grassland regeneration in a severely degraded catchment: References Abideen et al. It has a native distribution incorporating much of Africa including Madagascarand the south-west and south of Asia, and it has become adventitious in northern Australia.

This herb is deep rooted, and is used as soil binder in desert reclamation. Or, Login with your user account:. Folklore uses of Amaranthaceae family from Nara desert, Pakistan. The flowers and seeds are externally applied as paste for skin diseases.

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Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Can include ecosystem services. This species reproduces by seed, which are only produced on female plants. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Check our website at www. It is found throughout much of mainland Africa, on the Cape Verde islands and in Madagascar, in the Arabian Peninsula and areas further eastwards in southern Asia and the Indian sub-continent Queensland Government, Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a tropical moist deciduous forest along the Indo-Nepal boarder com Screening for antibacterial principle and activity of Aerva javanica Juss.


It flowers between January and October. In the latter country, camels found it distasteful and took it only in default of better browsing Burkill, Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

Kapok bush Aerva javanica is also commonly associated with disturbed areas sush as ports, industrial areas and minesites in this part of Western Australia e. Both types of flowers are stalkless i.

Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Other forage plants Forage plants.

Plant and animal families Plant and animal species. These stems are rounded in cross-section i.

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Recent advances in desert afforestation, Dehradun, p. Botanical composition of eland afrva goat diets on an Acacia-grassland community in Kenya. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Biomass and Bioenergy, 35 5: However, there are conflicting opinions to its invasiveness and impact, as it is also a useful fodder in dry areas Queensland Government, A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.


Department of Parks and Wildlife. 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 it.

These bracts are narrow or egg-shaped in outline i. Views Read Edit View history. Wanggalili; Yinjibarndi and Ngarluma Plants. Studies on animal grazing preference and socio-economic impacts of animals on human population. Adelaide Queensland Government, The male flower clusters are often more slender i. It includes published material or suggestions from javaica author or others. The very small Found in poor, gravelly soil, scrub jungles and fallows from plains to m.

In Western Australia it tends to grow in sandy soils especially along drainage lines.

The small fruit are probably dispersed by animals and wind. In Ethiopia, roots are used to treat ophthalmic infection in goats Giday et al. Drier parts of the tropics and subtropics of the old world.

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