Preferred Scientific Name; Crassocephalum crepidioides. Preferred Common Name; redflower ragleaf. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Crassocephalum crepidioides is a PERENNIAL growing to m (2ft 7in) by m (1ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) Suitable for: light (sandy) and. Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Herb Distribution notes: Exotic.

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Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Seeds getting ctepidioides to fly Photograph by: Weed Research Oxford37 2: Indigenous and adapted African vegetables. However, the safety of internal use needs further research due to the presence of plant toxins.

User specific search options User. Weed Biology and Management, 1 3: Montpellier, France, Cirad ed. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

Erechtites valerianaefolia sensu C. Crassocephalum crepidioides Factsheet – Crassocephalum Weed Biology and Management, 9 2: It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. The light seeds, with their feathery plumes, can travel long distances in the breeze, leading to the plant often becoming a weed Photograph by: Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: It prefers moist soil.


Crassocephalum diversifolium Hiern [Illegitimate]. A geographical checklist of the Micronesian dicotyledonae.

Crassocephalum crepidioides Okinawa Spinach, Redflower Ragleaf, Fireweed PFAF Plant Database

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There are 5 Wikipedia citations related to Crassocephalum crepidioides Benth. Leaves simple, divided, spirally alternate, sessile or stalked, glabrous or pubescent on both sides, margin coarsely dentated, acute apex and base, pinnately veined. Volume 1, Families A—D.

The roots are used in the treatment of swollen lips. Journal of Yunnan Agricultural University, 23 1: In southern Nigeria, the leaves of ebolo are used to treat indigestion. University of South Florida. It is used as a vegetable. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Common species distributed throughout the island but preferably between and m.

It is commonly found in Papua New Guinea and in many other tropical countries. Geotrichuman endophytic fungus of Crassocephalum crepidioidesproduces dihydroisocoumarins that have shown antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparum. Inventaire preliminaire de la flore vasculaire secondaire [English title not available]. crepidioiides

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User Group specific search options Title. Stem with rounded crepidiides fluted cross-section, solid, hairy. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Style bifid, arms long, thin, their truncate, more or less penicilliate top tipped by a subulate appendix. Search in all groups Search within this group.


This weed is also attacked by Pseudomonas solanacearum in Australia Pegg and Moffett, Crassocephalum crepidioides top view of young flowering plant. The present paper lists hitherto unreported larval host plant records of Indian Lepidoptera. Report to the Government of Samoa on invasive plant species of environmental concern.

Negative impacts on humans, communities. In Australia this species is eaten as a salad green, either cooked or raw. Crassocephalum crepidioides Crassocephalum crepidioides Statistical data on production and trade are not available. Heads in terminal, rather small crepidiokdes, homogamous, many-flowered, cylindrical, x mm, nodding during anthesis, afterwards erect; bracts linear, 0.

The underside is glabrous, purple green, the upper side is pubescent, blue green, palmately veined. The basal leaves are sessile, held by a pseudo-petiole more or less long, corresponding to the base of the blade highly attenuated along the midrib.