Species: Limnocharis flava (L.) Buchenau. Weed type: Grass-like leaves. Global description: Aquatic, perennial herb, partially submerged, rooting in the. A popular and highly esteemed vegetable in the tropics, especially in parts of SE Asia, the plant is both gathered from the wild and also sometimes cultivated in. [Others]: Limnocharis flava was introduced to Southeast Asia more than a century ago and has become naturalised in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Burma and.

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Online Database Limnocharis flava Summary: Weed of the month: Fruiting takes place throughout the year, with a single fruit producing about 1, seeds and a single plant producing about 1, fruits per year[ ].

Limnocharis flava – Wikipedia

It has become a serious weed in rice fields, irrigation canals and wetlands in South-East Asia[ ]. It is hydrochorous, and is a prolific seed-producing plant, with individual plants capable of yielding up to 1, seeds per year. Known as keo neo or cu neoit is frequently gathered by ethnic Vietnamese Kinh women and sold in fpava markets and by boat vegetable vendors.

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Flowering occurs throughout the year, depending on conditions i. Bon cheen, Taalapat ruesee; bonchin; nangkwak; talapatrusi Vietnam: Datasheet Limnocharis limnochxris yellow bur-head. Lowland-irrigated, rainfed and tidal rice fields. In freshwater pools and ditches, especially in moister regions; sometimes gregarious.

History of Introduction and Spread Top of page L. The fruitlets are carried by water, floating to new locations and dispersing seeds along the way.

Ecology, synonyms, common names, distributions Pacific as well as globalmanagement and impact information. Riceweeds en – Alismataceae – Limnocharis flava L. It now occurs throughout Indonesia and the rest of South-East Asia.

Fruit a capsulenot splitting open. This page was last edited on 15 Augustat Reproduction Flowering and fruiting takes place throughout the year, with a single fruit producing about seeds, and a single plant producing about fruits per year Senartana, MCPA post-emergence days after planting 0.

More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Limnocharis flava Scientific classification Kingdom: Plants are reproduced mainly by seeds – these are dispersed via the production of fruitlets, which are buoyant and carried by water to new localities, dispersing flavs along the way[ ].

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The flowers open in the morning and close after a few hours. 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 by actions based on it.

Local weediness Control Cultural control: Plant Resources of South-East Asia 8. Jason Weber close-up of leaf blade Photo: Title Flowers Caption Flowers and fruits of L. Abandoned paddy fields and reclaimed coconut fields with marshy areas are the main habitat in Kerala.

These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances. The fruit are composed of fruitlets as many as there are carpels which are scarcely cohering, semicircular, membranous, opening along the adaxial inner or ventral side and having a thick abaxial outer or dorsal wall.

Aquatic weeds of Southeast Asia.