Alternanthera sessilis is a weed that inhabits many areas of the world. It is a pest of sugarcane, a weed of rice in tropical areas, and an agricultural weed that. Alternanthera sessilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species e. TA Alternanthera sessilis is a weed that inhabits many areas of the world. It occupies moist areas and can be found from sea level to over m.

Author: Nit Meztikora
Country: Uzbekistan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Relationship
Published (Last): 25 July 2008
Pages: 313
PDF File Size: 10.86 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.30 Mb
ISBN: 432-6-15430-993-3
Downloads: 49296
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arashilmaran

Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

Search in all groups Search within this group. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Observation specific search options Observed during. Document specific search options Title. User specific search options User.

User Group specific search options Title. Checklists specific search options Observed during. The alterhanthera will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.

Or, Login with your user account:. Remember me Forgot password?

Alternanthera sessilis – Wikipedia

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Send a request for permission.

A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Least Concern ver 3. This species is widespread and although it is affected by exotic species in some parts of the world, it not considered to be threatened. It is therefore listed as Least Concern. No conservation measures are in place.

Research on how sesdilis competition of invasive species is affecting the plant’s population is recommended. Decumbent herbs, stem glabrous. Swssilis x 1 cm, elliptic-oblong to oblanceolate, apex obtuse, base attenuate into a petiole, crenate, glabrous.

Spike x 5 mm, sessile, solitary or together; bracts and bracteoles similar, 1 mm long, broadly ovate, acute, glabrous. Flowers yellowish red; tepals equal, 2. Achenes 2 x 2 mm, obovoid, emarginate at apex; seed orbicular, compressed, brown. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or slternanthera. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.


Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Flower In axillary spikes, sessile; white. Fruit A cordiform urticle, strongly compressed; seed orbicular. Field tips Branchlets rooting at nodes. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.

May be referred to as or include seseilis, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. May aoternanthera be referred to include anatomy. Leave dark green, elliptic-rhomboid or oval. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Flowers attract insects and also used in traditional medicine. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Abundant in moist places, clayey soil, in low lying areas, river banks. Plains from the coast to m. Swssilis in the tropics and subtropics of the world. It grows as weed in plains specially in moist localities, in shallow rice fields, on road sides and kitchen garden. It is found along the edges of ponds and watersides.

It is being displaced by the invasive Alternanthera philoxeroides. Freshwater List sesssilis Habitats: Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Does not include altitudinal sessllis, which is covered under Habitat.

India Biodiversity Portal

Found along the banks of fresh water streams, canals and ponds from plains to m. Tropics and subtropics of old sessiliis new worlds. All districts Tamil Nadu: Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Related observations Show all. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation Trends. It is locally common in wetlands. There are no detailed studies on population numbers or trends. An indication of whether a population is stable, or increasing or decreasing.

Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future. Population size is treated under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends.


However, this is the preferred element if sessili object includes all of these things and details about conservation listings. The main threat is competition from invasive species such as A.

The threats to which this taxon is subject. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

The leaves and young shoots are cooked and used as a vegetable. Medicinal qualities of the leaves are believed to be many; highly recommended for breast-feeding mothers as it increases lactation. Tender shoots and leaves are used as vegetable, suitable with fish, considered highly palatable vegetable. The alternajthera is medicinal for liver.

Encyclopedia of Sessiils EOL. Periyar Tiger Reserve Downloaded on 19 October Gomphrena sessilis L. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Amerind Publishing Company, New Delhi. Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. Downloaded on 19 October http: Achyranthes coynei Santapau Amaranthaceae is a rare species from India and was identified endemic Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a tropical moist deciduous forest along the Indo-Nepal boarder com Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: The present study was aimed at determining the vascular plant species richness of an urban green-sp Seasonal variations in food plant preferences of reintroduced Rhinos Rhinoceros unicornis Mammalia: The food preferences of translocated Rhinos in Manas National Park were studied to find out variati Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, Alteranthera Desc: The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India.

A total of species belo Wild edible plants of Hassan District, Sesssilis A role in ayurvedic formulation Desc: