Where did alternanthera Philoxeroides come from?

Alternanthera philoxeroides, commonly referred to as alligator weed, is a native species to the temperate regions of South America, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Is alternanthera a herb?

Description. This is a perennial herb with prostrate stems, rarely ascending, often rooting at the nodes.

How do you control sessile Joyweed?

Broad spectrum herbicides like Roundup can be used in severe infestations. Check with your country agent for up to date control measures that will be most effective in your area without damaging the environment.

What is the common name of alternanthera Sessilis?

sessile joyweed
Integrated Taxonomic Information System – Report

Alternanthera glabra Moq.
Gomphrena sessilis L.
Common Name(s): sessile joyweed [English]
Taxonomic Status:
Current Standing: accepted

Is alternanthera Sessilis invasive?

Summary of Invasiveness sessilis is a pioneer species typically growing on disturbed areas and in wetland habitats, and regarded as a fast-growing highly invasive weed.

What is Alternanthera used for?

Alternanthera sessilis commonly known as ‘sessile joy weed’ or ‘dwarf copperleaf’ is found throughout the hotter parts of India up to an altitude of 1200 m2. In Assam, the plant has been traditionally used in the treatment of jaundice along with other ailments.

What is Mukunuwenna in English?

Sessile Joyweed Stalkless Joyweed Dwarf Copperleaf Joyweed

Scientific Synonyms: Achyranthes linearifolia Sw. ex Wikstr. Achyranthes polygonoides (L.) Lam. Show All
English name: Sessile Joyweed Stalkless Joyweed Dwarf Copperleaf Joyweed
Sinhala name: Mukunuwenna (මුකුනුවැන්න)
Tamil name: Ponankani Ponnanganni

What is Ponnanganni Keerai in English?

Ponnanganni leaves have many common names including Ponnanganni Keerai, Ponnaganti Koora, Matsyaakshi, Mukunuwenna, Gudari Saag, and Dwarf Copperleaf spinach, Water Amaranth, and Sessile Joyweed in English.

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