Hawaii, Niue and Palau). Cultivated as an ornamental. ABSTRACT. "Other species with potential to invade include yellow bells (Tecoma stans), Brazilian joyweed (Alternanthera brasiliana cv. Year 2003 ISBN 0-88192-585-3 PLEASE READ THE FULL DESCRIPTION & POLICIES BELOW. [2] Most species of joyweed, including this one, are considered as environmental weeds in Queensland, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, and Western Australia. Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze Accepted Name Brazilian joyweed Plantae > Tracheophyta > Equisetopsida C. Agardh > Caryophyllales Juss. Species epithet 'brasiliana' refers to the Brazilian origin of the species form. This plant has also escaped cultivation and can be found in the United States, South Africa, and Australia, where it has the potential to become invasive. In our preliminary study, promising wound healing activity of methanol extract of leaves of A. brasiliana(MEAB) was observed in normal excision and incision wound models. are popular for their colorful foliage that includes several shades of burgundy, red, orange, yellow and lime green.Some species have single-or bi-colored leaves, while others have the entire rainbow of color in a single plant. Rooted Cuttings. Publisher Timber Press; Oregon. Also naturalised in the coastal districts of central and southern Queensland and in the Kimberley region in northern Western Australia. Alternanthera Forsskal is a genus of ap-proximately 80 species, most endemic to South America. Publication Author Llamas K.A. Noteworthy Characteristics. Brazilian Red Hots is a dependable selection of the old–time Joseph's Coat that grows with a mounded habit. It can also be easily propagated by cuttings.[2]. A Guide to Identification and Cultivation. Title Tropical Flowering Plants. Posted on December 13, 2020 | December 13, 2020 | It grows in full sun in moist, well drained soils, where it will multiply by self-seeding. Antimicrobial activity of a crude extract and fractions from Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) O. Kuntze leaves. Alternanthera brasiliana is an erect, herbaceous plant that can grow up to 3 metres tall, but is usually less than 1 metre in cultivation[710. Richard Morris. Alternanthera dentata (Moench) Stuchlík ex R.E.Fr. Media in category "Alternanthera brasiliana" The following 38 files are in this category, out of 38 total. Purple joyweed (Alternanthera brasiliana) is becoming widely naturalised in the coastal districts of northern and eastern Australia. Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze (Ab) and Alternanthera tenella Colla (At) belong to the genus Alternanthera Forkssal of the family Amaranthaceae, including 80 species of evergreen, perennial herbs, native to tropical and sub-tropical regions of Australia and South America, of … They are climber s. They have a self-supporting growth form. Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze is a herbaceous plant from the Amaranthaceae family, popularly known as "penicilina", "terramicina" and "perpetua-do-mato", tea from leaves is widely used to treat several pathologies, including coughing, diarrhea and for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties (Delaporte et al., 2005; Araújo & Onofre, 2011). The free rooting ability and vigorous growth of the non-leguminous perennial herb A. brasiliana make it a most useful ground cover for the edges of large planting terraces which are particularly vulnerable to soil erosion after heavy rain. The database and code is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. [3] Its very small brown fruit (1.5–2 mm long) contains one seed that's generally hidden within the older flower parts. Its opposite leaves, which are 1–10 cm long and 0.7–5 cm wide, are usually coloured purple-specked or luminous reddish-purple. St.-Hil.).Pl. Alternanthera brasiliana (Brazilian Joyweed) is a species of shrub in the family pigweed. Genus epithet 'Alternanthera' is a combination of 'alternans' (Latin for alternating) and 'anthera' (Greek for anthers), alluding to how alternate anthers of plants from this genus are sterile. Florida), South Africa and on some Pascific islands (e.g. Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze; This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. The hardy plant stand trimming, … Alternanthera brasiliana 'Tricolor' kz1.jpg 3,072 × 4,404; 2.6 MB [1], Shrub in Enchanted Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alternanthera_brasiliana&oldid=986895974, Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 16:57. Rooted starter plant, 4” Pot. No known synonyms Conclusions by Zone. Last update on 2019-06-13: Now containing 11906 plants. Alternanthera is a large genus incorporating 200 species of bushy annuals and perennials that are grown mainly for their attractive colorful leaves. 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