Natural intoxication of livestock by ingestion of Ipomoea asarifolia leaves has been reported to occur widely in Brazil. Previous studies carried out by our. Family: Convolvulaceae. Species: Ipomoea asarifolia (Desr.) Roem. & Schult.. Eppo code: IPOAS. Family: Convolvulaceae. Species: Ipomoea asarifolia (Desr.). The origin of Ipomoea asarifolia is unknown. It has been hypothesized that it originated in southern India and that early European visitors of the.
|Published (Last):||7 January 2006|
|PDF File Size:||18.82 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||1.42 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Ergoline alkaloids have also been isolated from the aerial parts, but were found to belong to fungi of the Clavicipitaceae family, which are associated with the plant. Perennial, glabrous, trailing herb up to 3 m long, with short upright shoots; stems thick, terete or angular. A hairless succulent perennialtrailing on the ground usually several meters long; it is reproduces from seeds and stem shoots.
In Brazil madness is reported to be one of the symptoms associated with the consumption of the plant. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Flowers bisexual, almost regular, 5-merous; pedicel 1.
India Biodiversity Portal
Ekenyem shows that leaf of Ipomoea asarifolia leaf meal could be used as a feed ingredient in pig production.
Chemical scarification had only limited effect. Flowers on pedicels mm asaarifolia. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. It seems absent from eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands. It is sometimes weedy.
Tests showed that seed extracts have analgesic, antibacterial and asarfiolia properties. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Origin World distribution Almost in the tropics: Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.
Sepals unequal, the outer mm long, the inner mm long, elliptic to ovate, coriaceous, rounded apically, mucronate, glabrous, verrucose.
Seed Seeds mm long, glabrous. Technology Biodiversity in India. Inflorescence The inflorescence is a cyme and flowers are both axillary and terminal. In Nigeria and Mauritania a poultice of asarifokia leaves is applied to guinea-worm sores.
In Senegal a decoction of the plant is used to stain cloths and the hair black, while in Mauritania the ashes of the plant mixed with indigo provide a blue dye for cloth. Observation specific search options Observed during. A root asarofolia is taken orally against Guinea worm infections.
Ipomoea argentaurata Hallier f. Global weediness Local weediness Benin: The long stems are used as rope. The inflorescence is a cyme and flowers are both axillary and terminal. The plant trails over sand dunes and is a good sand binder. Retrieved from ” https: Rare and not abundant. The stem is ipomea near the base but hollow asarifplia the top on the plant. Leaves alternate, simple and entire; petiole 3—8. User Group specific search options Title. Towards a better understanding of Ipomoea asarifolia toxicity: In Nigeria the dried powdered leaves are applied to burns.
Seeds 5—7 mm long, black, glabrous.
Convolvulaceae – Ipomoea asarifolia (Desr.) Roem. & Schult.
The leaves are alternatesuborbicular, cm in diameter, blunt at the apex and heart-shaped at the base. The origin of Ipomoea asarifolia is unknown. Can include ecosystem services.