Appearance: Alhagi maurorum is a perennial shrub that grows ft. ( m) tall. Sharp yellow spines that are actually modified stems are from in. ( PDF | On Jan 1, , Ali Esmail Al-Snafi and others published Alhagi maurorum as a potential medicinal herb: An Overview. Alhagi maurorum, belonging to family Leguminosae, is an highly branched spiny shrub which reaches up to to 4 feets in height. Roots may.

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New shoots can appear over 20 feet from the parent plant. All plant pages have their own unique code.

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Dictionary of Economic Plants of India. Physiology and Phenology Singh and Yadava have reported phenological stages of A. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page A. In Quetta and Quetta-pishin districts of Pakistan, A. Mamluk and Weltzien, Asia – Caucasus to the Himalayas. In the salt marshes of Sinai, Egypt, A.

It is also sometimes planted for sand dune stabilization immediately after the rains. Ethnopharmacological Approaches for Therapy maurorrum Jaundice: This can be distinguished from A.

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Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. The fruit is a small pod, mm long, falcate, constricted between the seeds, glabrous and reddish brown in colour on maturity. alyagi


Phenological observations in weeds in wheat crops under dry land conditions. QR Code What’s this? Phytosociology of the plains of Quetta district. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

Phytosociological studies in wastelands of Quetta-pishin districts, Baluchistan, Pakistan. We are currently updating this section. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page On the basis of examination of numerous specimens of Alhagi, the Kew Bulletin confirms that the genus has only one single variable species, A. Al Masoum AM, Accidental Introduction Seeds may spread as a contaminant of crop or fodder seeds, notably alfalfa Zimmerman, and this means is thought to have been the principal route of introduction to Australia, South Africa and the USA.

It does best when growing next to a source of water, such as an irrigation ditch. A sweet-tasting manna is exuded from the twigs at flowering time[2, 22,].

Alhagi – Wikipedia

Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Jooste, ; Bromilow, Experiments on the control of Alhagi camelorum. Seasonal variation in composition, plant biomass and net primary productivity of a tropical grassland at Kurukshetra, India.

In the folk medicine of Iran, Alhagi maurorum decoction has been used for jaundice therapy. There are three to five species. The stems of the plant are covered in sharp spines[].


Seeds are made water permeable by passage through the digestive tracts of ruminants, enhancing germination as well as helping to deposit them in moist and manured environments and many seedlings fail to survive without being embedded in manure Kerr et al.

To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. In steppe vegetation, in the central and upper Jezira in Iraq receiving mm annual rainfall, A. Journal of Biological Sciences Research, The seed pods are non-dehiscent; seeds are reniform, blackish brown and polished.

Consortium of Intermountain Herbaria – Alhagi maurorum

Summer drought and water balance of plants growing the Near East. Control of woody plants with combinations of 2,4-D, dicamba and 2,4,5-T.

Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, It has also been introduced accidentally into the USA in packing materials Bottel, Lahagi Control No records of any biological control are available although the potential may exist maurourm the biological control of A.

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It is in flower in July.