Haronga madagascariensis (Lam. ex Poir.) Choisy Haronga paniculata (Pers.) Lodd. ex Steud. Common names: Mukaranga (Shona) Mutseti (Shona) Mutsotso . PDF | Leaf and stem essential oils of Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir, [an endangered medicinal Hypericaceae] were obtained in. Harungana (Harungana madagascariensis) is an invasive plant in Queensland. Harungana is a restricted plant under Queensland legislation.

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Click on images to enlarge habit in flower Photo: Harungana madagascariensis can be found in medium to low altitudes in evergreen forest, usually around the forest margins and along river banks.

This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat In Southern Africa, flowering can be observed from January harnugana April and fruiting season lasts until October. Stalks and calyx are covered with short rusty hairs. Flowers small, about mm diam.

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Sheldon Navie habit in madagascarkensis Photo: Sheldon Navie root suckers Photo: Retrieved from ” https: Click on images to enlarge. Young leaves are distinctive due to it brown lower surface. It can sometimes also grow as a large multi-stemmed shrub.

Stamens fused into five bundles, madagasscariensis two or three stamens per bundle. This species reproduces mainly by seed, but it also spreads laterally via the development of suckers from its roots. At the tenth leaf stage: It is also used as a treatment for ringworm in Liberia [ citation needed ].


This species does not produce edible fruit and has no apparent use.

The scales are vertically arranged and can kadagascariensis flaked off easily. This species was probably cultivated as an ornamental tree in gardens the wetter parts of northern Australia.

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The small rounded fruit 2. At the tenth leaf stage: Seeds are susceptible to insect attack. The fruit is not edible and have no apparent use. In certain areas of Eastern Africa, people believe that fruits of H. Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Calyx persistent, marked by glandular dots and streaks. Guttiferae Flora Zambesiaca 1 madsgascariensis Pages – Flower stalks is rumored to ease colic and to check infection after childbirth.

The leaves are used to control hemorrhages and diarrhoea, and as remedy for gonorrhea, sore throat, headaches and fevers. Display spot characters for this species.

Young leaves are sometimes used to treat asthma. Sheldon Navie young leaves pressed together Photo: Sepals are marked by dark red-brownish dots. Harujgana blade underside covered with stellate hairs or scales. Harungana madagasacariensis can be used in various ways. It comprises only two species, Harungana madagascariensis and Harungana montana. Flowering occurs throughout the year, but mostly during late spring and early summer. It does not have any obvious horticultural merit as both the flowers and fruits are small and the timber has no obvious merit.


Kirkia 19 1 Page This species has become quite common in disturbed coastal lowland rain forest and has the capacity to spread further.

The precise point of introduction may have been Frenchman Madagaascariensis where a family from Mauritius settled in Choisy Haronga paniculata Pers. Roots are used to improve breast development in young women. The plant grows in an area where other plants with a Madagascan origin appear to have become naturalized. Majority of tree surface is covered with stellate hairs.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Harungana madagascariensis does have medicinal properties American Botanical Council hhplus. The leaves are oppositely arranged, and the young leaves at the tips of the branches are tightly pressed together i.

These fruit turn brown as they ripen and are borne in large clusters at the tips of the branches. A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. They have rounded i. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.