Lawsonia inermis. PlantID, Botanical Name, Lawsonia inermis. Common Name, Heena. Classification. Kingdom: Plantae. Subkingdom: Tracheobionta. view in classification, Species. Plantae + · Tracheophyta + · Magnoliopsida + · Myrtales + · Lythraceae + · Lawsonia +. Lawsonia inermis L. Inventaire National du. L. inermis is a shrub or small tree widely cultivated as an ornamental and hedge plant and for the commercial production of henna, a dye.
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Journal of Essential Oil Research, 7 4: In Africa it has often become naturalized, particularly on alluvial soils along rivers and in areas indrmis villages PROTA, Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Henna is a flowering plant and a native to tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, southern Asia and northern Australia. For example, a yield of kg dry leaves removes about kg of nitrogen, kg of potassium and kg of phosphate Orwa et al. Currently, lasonia species can be found throughout the tropics and subtropics.
The flowers are fragrant and white-red rose like. In cultivation, while highest yields occur at years after planting, plants are often left in the field for max. Cultivation, Improvement, and Trade. Risk and Impact Factors Top of page Invasiveness Proved invasive lawdonia its native range Abundant in its native range Highly adaptable to different environments Is a habitat generalist Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire etc Pioneering in disturbed areas Classificaion from human association i.
The distribution in this summary table classificatiion based on all the information available. Three new bacterial diseases of plants from Bombay. Description Top of page L. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, no. Birds feed on the fruits of L. It is the source of the dye henna used to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silkwool and leather. The likelihood of continued introduction of L.
It grows in dry and semi-arid habitats, in coastal secondary scrubs, along watercourses and in temporarily flooded riverbeds and riverine thickets Orwa et al. The fruit is usually a capsule; the testa of about half the genera has distinctive, initially inverted mucilaginous hairs Stevens, The leaves ladsonia opposite each other on the stem. 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.
It is commonly used as hair dye and with the ascending trend of tattoos henna is used for body tattoos which is considered the most safe and painless alternative form of body ornamentation. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter, No. Flora of China Editorial Committee, When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.
Cook Islands Biodiversity Database.
National list of invasive and potentially invasive plants in the Republic of Cuba – Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Dye and tannin-producing plants. International Nematology Network Newsletter, 5 3: Natural enemies Top of page Natural enemy Type Life stages Specificity References Biological control in Biological control on Alternaria alternata Pathogen Whole plant not specific Alternaria tenuissima Pathogen Whole plant not specific Corticium koleroga Pathogen Whole plant not specific Pachnoda interrupta Herbivore Whole plant not specific Phenacoccus solenopsis Pathogen Whole plant not specific Sarucallis kahawaluokalani Whole plant not specific Xanthomonas campestris pv.
Abundance of Lindingaspis rossi Mask. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk. Database inventory of introduced plant species in the rural and urban zones of Galapagos.
More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: It can grow on poor, stony, and sandy soils, but it is also adapted to heavy, fertile clay soils with pH ranging from 4. Fo Summary of Invasiveness L.
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Views Read Unermis View history. Henna dye is used for dyeing cloth and hair, for staining nails, palms and soles, and in traditional medicine. Lawsonia inermisalso known as hinathe henna treethe mignonette treeand the Egyptian privet is a flowering plant and the sole species of the genus Lawsonia. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador.
Thaiszia Journal of Botany, 3: The Plant List,