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Achyranthes scandens Roxb. Aerva scandens Roxb. Common Names Malayalam. Climbing Wool-plant. Overview Overview Brief. N Sasidharan Dr. CC BY. 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. Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Perennial herb, stem and branches terete, striate, densely tomentose or canescent with whitish or yellowish, appressed or patent hairs. Leaves and branches mostly alternate, the lower not rarely and all occasionally opposite; leaves broadly to narrowly ellipitic or elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-ovate, cuneate to attenuate at the base, acute to acuminate at the apex, densely whitish-canescent on both surfaces rarely green and only thinly hairy , those of the main stem below the inflorescence c.

Spikes sessile or pedunculate by reduction of branches , forming a lax raceme or terminal panicle, the lower axillary but the upper without subtending leaves, cylindrical conical when young , silky, white to pale pink or pale brown. Bracts Flowers hermaphrodite or hermaphrodite and female. Outer 2 tepals hyaline, elliptic-oblong, tapering above with a distinct mucro formed by the excurrent midrib, 1. Stamens delicate at anthesis attaining about half the length of the style.

Style and two short divergent stigmas subequalling the ovary in length at anthesis. Capsule c. Seed 0. 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 seasons. 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.

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Encyclopedia of Life EOL. II, ; Fischer Achyranthes sanguinolenta L. Aerva sanguinolenta L. Blume, Bijdr. Calicut Kottayam Dist. Kerala Thrissur For. Madras Ravikumar, Kartikeyan R. Kumar, S. Venugopal, B. Somashekhar, M. Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, a tropical moist deciduous forest along the Indo-Nepal boarder com Please write comment. Technology Biodiversity in India. Privacy Policy.


Aerva sanguinolenta Blume

Joy Sarker 1 , Md. Aerva sanguinolenta, A. Blume is a perennial herb that belongs to the Amaranthaceae family. The plant has widely been used as a traditional medicine for long time. It is rich in phytochemical constituents such as tannins, flavonoids, terpenoids, sphingolipids, polyphenolic compounds and betacyanins. Moreover, it has significant therapeutic effects, including antihyperglycaemic, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti inflammatory, diuretic and anti-leishmania activities.


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