Facts About. Paraguay starburr is native to South America and introduced in many other parts of the world. It only occurs occasionally in Massachusetts. It can be. Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Acanthospermum Acanthospermum xanthioides (Kunth) DC. Asteraceae – Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze. Family: Asteraceae. Species: Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze. Eppo_code: ACNAU. Family: .

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The branches are prostrate. Associations The following endophytic fungi have been found to have associations with A. Acanthostral, a novel antineoplastic cis,cis,cis-germacranolide from Acanthospermum australe.

As a member of the Heliantheae tribe AsteraceaeA. Hence, this species is now regarded as being sparingly naturalised in Victoria.

It prefers sandy soil. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 6 7: Pharmaceutical Biology, 49 1: Plantinvasivekruger – Asteraceae – Acanthospermum australe Loefl.

Summary of Invasiveness Top of page Acanthospermum australe is a creeping annual or short-lived perennial plant, which originates from the tropics and sub-tropics of Central and South America. Economic Impact Top of page A. It has been introduced in Chinaand is an invasive species in parts of the United StatesCanadaand South Africa. Global Biodiversity Information Facility.


Acanthospermum australe (Paraguay starburr): Go Botany

Sheldon Navie close-up of seeds Photo: Paraguay starburr is native to South America and introduced in many other parts of the world.

The chromosome number of A. Antifungal activity of Paraguayan plants used in traditional medicine. Acanthospermum xanthioides Kunth DC. Sheldon Navie habit Photo: Environment and Natural Resources Research, 2 3: Dicotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness Acanthospermum australe is a creeping annual or acamthospermum perennial plant, which originates accanthospermum the tropics and sub-tropics of Central and South America.

Acanthospermum australe (spiny-bur)

Morphotaxonomic approach of their foliar community. Habitat Top of page A.

The species is native to: Distribution Top of page A. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on acanthozpermum status. We depend on donations to help keep this site free and up to date for you. Problem plants and alien weeds of South Africa. The flower-heads quickly develop into five to ten spiny wedge-shaped ‘seeds’ i.


GBIF records for A. Leaves on stem there is at least one full leaf above the base of the flowering stem Stem internode australd direction the hairs are pressed flat against the plant, pointing either towards the plant’s tip or towards it’s base Stem internode hair type at least some of the hairs on the stem have glands Stem internode hairs the stem has no hairs between the nodes.

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They are often strap-shaped around the periphery. Inflorescences are terminal and axillary. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Sheldon Navie hairy branched stems and paired leaves Photo: