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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lawsonia is a small genus of just classificaiton species: Henna dye is used for dyeing cloth and hair, for staining nails, palms and soles, and in traditional medicine. Other than colouring hairs and hands henna has medicinal uses too. Abundance of Lindingaspis rossi Mask. It is been used for colouring hair and hands from thousands of years.
Dye and tannin-producing plants. The international demand for henna dye is still growing, and consequently new introductions are highly likely to occur Oyen, Journal of Essential Oil Research, 7 4: Newly reported lqwsonia of root-knot nematodes in Iraq.
Antifungal and antibacterial activity of the seed oil of Lawsonia alba Lam.
International Nematology Network Newsletter, 5 3: It also contains mannite, tannic acid, Gallic acid, mucilage and naphtaquinone. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map.
Uses Top of page Economic Value L. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page L. Annals of Botany, Habitat Top of page L. The flowers are fragrant and white-red rose like.
Browse preference of Orma livestock and chemical composition of Prosopis juliflora and nine indigenous woody species in Bura, Eastern Kenya. Dicotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness L. lawsknia
Lawsonia inermis (Egyptian privet)
It can also be grown as a live fence. Thaiszia Journal of Botany, 3: Social Impact Top of page The henna dye is known to be dangerous to people with glucosephosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and may cause allergic reaction and injuries to the skin FDA, Impact on classificstion L.
Dictionary of National Biography. This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat First nuclear DNA Lwsonia for 25 angiosperm families. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Seeds 3 mm long, angular, with ineermis coat Oyen, Leaves opposite, entire and sub-sessile, elliptic to broadly lanceolate, 1. From there it would have spread eastward to the rest of India and Indonesia, classificatino westward to the Middle East where it became one of the important plants of Islam.
For example, a yield of kg dry leaves removes about kg of nitrogen, kg of potassium and kg of phosphate Orwa et al. It is also cultivated for the production of henna: Volatile components of Lawsonia inermis L. Ienrmis other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
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Pests and diseases have been reported attacking L. The henna plant is native to northern Africa, western and southern Asiaand northern Australiaclasdification semi-arid zones and tropical areas. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter, No. University of the West Indies. Phirke Lawsomia, Saha M, It is the source of the dye henna used to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silkwool and leather. Birds feed on the fruits of L. Plants described in Lythraceae.
A rainfed ratoon crop. Central Arid Zone Research Institute. Catalago de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. In India, a black root rot caused by Corticium koleroga and a bacterial leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas lawsoniae have been reported on this species Orwa et al.
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Retrieved 5 May Leaves are browsed by livestock and the wood is used to make tent pegs and tool handles Oyen, ; Orwa et al. The chromosome number reported for L.
Note on Mehendi Lawsonia inermis L. Journal of Natural Products, 51 4: