Acanthospermum Hispidum (Family:Asteraceae) is an annual plant which is native to tropical America. This plant is cited as a weed in cotton culture in Brazil, . Zona Tea Estates, near Mt Selinda. Acanthospermum hispidum. Photo: Bart Wursten Along Zvishavane – Mbalabala road. Acanthospermum hispidum. Common Name: Bristly Starbur. Acanthospermum hispidum. Leaves and developing fruits. Photograph by: Wallace, R.D.. Image credit to Australian National.

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Scutelleridaea cotton pest in Tanzania Reed and Kayumbo, ; the soyabean pests Euschistus heros and Nezara viridula Hemiptera: Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage free Soil reaction acid alkaline neutral Soil texture heavy light medium. Memoirs of the botanical survey of South Africa No Serological detection and antigenic variation of two whitefly-transmitted geminiviruses: Related observations Show all.

In South Africa it occurs in the summer rainfall areas but not so much where there is a Mediterranean climate with winter rainfall.

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The role of Acanthospermum jispidum in the phenology of Euschistus heros and of Nezara viridula. Cahiers Agricultures, 8 5: Subsequent growth is rapid, the first fruit appearing days after emergence, seed maturation occurring days later Parsons and Cuthbertson, Common Weeds in South Africa. In Australia it was naturalized by and then spread steadily.

Lorenzi and Jeffery, ; Hall and Vandiver, It is used for the treatment of scorpion sting. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Plains from the coast to m. A small number of plants were also reported to be growing in the Maffra area of Gippsland in eastern Victoria in Sheldon Navie hairy leaves with slightly toothed margins Photo: General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

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I had read a Marathi book version of this extensive research survey done by the team led by Dr The achenes also called burrs are about 6 mm long and covered with numerous short, stiff, hooked spines, with two much longer spines at the hispidjm.

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. A new weed host of bacterial blight of sesamum. Send Link Please send this link to: Pentatomidae Panizzi and Rossi, ; Mourao and Panizzi, ; Tomato leaf curl virus [Tomato yellow leaf curl virus] Mariappan and Narayanasamy, ; Sastry, ; Tobacco leaf curl virus Mariappan and Narayanasamy, ; Swanson et al.

Biomass and seed production are reduced when A. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Please send this link to: International Rice Research Institute. Heads mm long, axillary, sessile; receptacle paleate; bracts 1-seriate, 5 mm long.

Acanthospermum hispidum

Luo XiaoYong; Matsumoto H, Send a request for permission. It would presumably be susceptible to frost, but, as an annual, it can occur in temperate areas with very low minimum temperatures, as the summer temperatures, even in e. Starburr Acanthospermum hispidum is usually easily distinguished by its burrs and is therefore rarely confused with other species.

Food and Agriculture Organization. Leaves are in opposite pairs, without petioles, obovate, up to 8 cm long and 3 cm wide, slightly lobed, irregularly toothed and hairy.

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Bispidum. Download Herbpathy App in 3 Easy Steps. Chowdhery in Hajra et al. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.


Gonzalez and Webb, It is Antitrypanosomal in nature, which enables hispirum to counteract protozoa which enter the human body, as a result of Insect Bite like in case of Malaria or Sandfly’s sting. Mariappan V; Narayanasamy P, The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Acanthospermum glabratum is a trailing, annual herb, uncommon in Kenya in the s but becoming quite a common weed in central Kenya by PJ Terry, Long Ashton Research Station, University of Bristol, personal communication, John Wiley and Sons, pp.

Deliberate introduction is somewhat less likely, though its many traditional medicinal uses could result in a temptation to import for development of pharmaceuticals. To get email Alert]. Seedbank depletion can be achieved by ploughing to hispiduk existing seeds to a depth of at least 10 cm, followed by the sowing of an appropriate perennial pasture.


Farmland Weeds in China. The fruit consists wedge-shaped achenes grouped into star-shaped clusters. Thus, it is an effective defence mechanism against Pathogenic Bacteria. Weeds of the Lesser Antilles.

Silva GS da; Tokeshi H, Manual para la Identificacion y Control de Malezas. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.