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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Ecological Threat Alhagi maurorum is found in arid, agricultural areas and riverbanks of the western U. New shoots can appear over 20 feet from the parent plant.

Uses Top of page A. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Rhizomes are present on the root system which may be more than 2 m deep with a lateral spread of greater than 8 m Ambasht, ; CDFA, and root nodules are reported to be present Zahran, Edges of ditches, waste and often saline places etc in Turkey[93]. Phenological observations in weeds in wheat crops under dry land alahgi.

It became a noxious weed in date palm plantations in California and Arizona, from where it spread to the Gila River and as far as the San Juan River in Utah.

Kameldorn, Manna-; Mannastrauch India: Maurorjm is unpalatable to animals and irritating when it invades forage and grazing land. The fruit is a small pod, mm long, falcate, constricted between the seeds, glabrous and reddish brown in colour on maturity. Australian weed control handbook.

In the folk medicine of Iran, Alhagi maurorum decoction has been used for jaundice therapy. It is a most hardy and aggressive species and it is very difficult to eradicate and manage the established populations because of its extensive root system.


It was first noted in Victoria, Australia in mauroru, was considered naturalized kaurorum ; and was discovered in South Australia in Parsons and Cuthbertson, Please view the copyright link for more information.

Distribution Top of page The native range of A. The number of flowers varies from 1 to 6 arising from the axillary spines.

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In arid regions of India, dried branches are widely used in making screens after wetting, to protect land against desiccating hot winds. Bharal S; Rashid A, Accidental Introduction Seeds may spread as a contaminant of crop or maruorum seeds, notably alfalfa Zimmerman, and this means is thought to have been the principal route of introduction to Australia, Maurorm Africa and the USA.

This Faboideae -related article is a stub. It prefers dry or moist soil. Alhagi canescens Alhagi graecorum Alhagi kirghisorum Alhagi maurorum Alhagi nepalensis Alhagi sparsifolia.

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Thaiszia Journal of Botany, Title Deep root system Caption Partially excavated shoot of A. Flavonoids of Alhagi graecourm.

Adventitious bud mauorum in Alhagi graecorum. International Common Names English: Please send information in this field. Maugorum famine food, it is only used in times of need[46, 61, ]. Alhagi is a genus of Old World plants in the family Fabaceae. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alhagi. Journal of Arid Environments, 4: Plant, Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, Right plant wrong place. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a greenhouse for at least the first winter.

Wikispecies has information related to Alhagi. Rainfall Regime Top of page Bimodal Winter. In the sub-humid monsoon climate of the upper Gangetic plains, seeds of A.

In natural infestations, seedlings have been observed mainly in cattle manure; dispersal by cattle is thought to be the major cause of dispersal as digestive scarification stimulates germination and the manure provides suitable conditions for seedling establishment Kerr et al.


The Flora of Delhi. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. References Common Name Reference: In the Arava valley, Israel, A. Control of woody plants with combinations of 2,4-D, dicamba and 2,4,5-T. It is also sometimes planted for sand dune stabilization immediately after the rains. Underground parts form a system of horizontal and vertical roots at a depth of m or greater; new shoots regenerating during winter from the dormant buds on the rhizomes Ambasht, Distribution and host range of some Cuscuta strains in the Near and Middle East.

Plants regenerate from transplanted ramets forming a lateral spread of m in years, with new shoots tending to grow in ever-wider circles Ambasht, Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

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The populations became naturalized near Gillespie Dam along the Gila River in Biological Control No records of any biological control are available although the potential may exist for the biological control of A. Fruits are formed in May in India, which remain attached on the spines of the plants throughout the rainy season when most leaves alhati shed. It is hardy to zone UK 7. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below.

Nir found that dicamba either alone or in combination with 2,4-D also proved effective, as can glyphosate and fosamine Parsons,