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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It has been introduced in Chinaand is an invasive species in parts of the United StatesCanadaand South Africa. The detection of high concentrations of caffeoylquinic acids in the plants indicated that their use in traditional medicine is justified Debenedetti et al. US Fish austeale Wildlife Service, 10 pp.

Plants Profile for Acanthospermum australe (Paraguayan starbur)

Benson D, McDougall L, Flowers The flowers are few, small tubular and yellowish. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. It is a naturalised weed with low ecological impact.

Acanthospermum australe can be confused with Acanthospermum hispidum, but A. Environmental Impact Top of page A.

The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method.

The flower-heads quickly develop into five to ten spiny acanthospermuum ‘seeds’ i. Synonyms Melampodium australe Acanthosperkum. The leaves are simpleopposite and have a very short stalk; their shape is rhombic-ovate to triangular with margins irregularly serrate above the middle; both surfaces are dotted with glands.


Exact status definitions can vary from state to state. Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 37 6.

In the cogeneric A. Tetrahedron Acanthopsermum, 37 9: Sheldon Navie close-up of young flower-head and leaf undersides Photo: Ecology It occurs on roadsides, in disturbed areas and dry river beds. They are egg-shaped in outline i. Acanthospermum australe Paraguayan starburr[3] [4] Ihi kukae hipaParaguay burParaquay starburPipiliSheepburSpiny-bur is a South American austraale of herbaceous plants first described as a species in It prefers sandy soil.

Pollination and dispersal systems in a cerrado remnant Brazilian Savanna in southeastern Brazil. Acanthospermum australe spiny-bur ; close view of fruits and a flower.

Sheldon Navie immature fruit Photo: HPLC analysis of caffeoylquinic acids content in Argentine medicinal plants.

Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

The basis for these aaustrale has not been explained, but Carvalho et al. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

Stem is full and purple-like. Honeydew, Gauteng, South Africa. In Hawaii, the endangered Poa mannii on the island of Kauai is threatened by a number of invasive plants, including A.

The Biota of North America Acanthospermun. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Kuntze E Paraguay starburr. Poa mannii Mann’s bluegrass.


Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acanthospermum australe

Leaves are simpleoppositesupported by a austarle petiole. Sheldon Navie habit of old plants Photo: Acanthospermum australe is an annual herb with erect to prostrate stems, often rooting at the nodes, cm long, pubescent with short appressed hairs. The flower heads have tubular disk flowers in the center and ray flowers around.

Distribution is generally localized acanthospermun China and Australia, and mostly sporadic in a number of countries in Africa. Weed Watch, February They are often strap-shaped around the periphery. Morphotaxonomic approach of their foliar community.

Plant odor the plant does acanthosperjum have much of an odor. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Native to North America? Invasive alien plants in China: Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases online resource.

Contrastingly, there are no occurrences of A. While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused acanfhospermum actions based on it.