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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Harungana – Wikipedia
Petioles and twigs produce an orange exudate. Leaf blade underside covered with stellate hairs or scales. Flowers small, about mm diam. Sepals marked by maroon dots and streaks.
Stamens fused into five bundles, usually two or three stamens per bundle, but single stamens may also occur. Ovary marked by dark glandular spots. Calyx persistent, marked by glandular dots and streaks.
Endocarp hard, difficult to cut. Cotyledons broadly spathulatemargins marked with dark ‘oil’ glands, petioles relatively long and slender. At the tenth leaf stage: Altitudinal range from near sea level to about m. This madagascariejsis has become quite common in disturbed coastal lowland rain forest and has the capacity to spread further.
This species does not produce edible fruit and has no apparent use. The reasons for its introduction into Australia are not obvious. This species can be a troublesome weed in lowland areas in NEQ. The reasons for its introduction have never been obvious.
It does not have any obvious horticultural merit as both the flowers and fruits are small and the timber has no obvious merit.
The plant grows in an area where other plants with a Madagascan origin appear to have become naturalized. The precise point of introduction may have madagascariensi Frenchman Creek where a family from Mauritius settled in Harungana madagascariensis does have medicinal properties American Botanical Council hhplus.
Click on images to enlarge Scale bar 10mm. Copyright Barry Jago 10th leaf stage.