Alternanthera is derived from the Latin alternis, alternately, and the Greek ανθος(anthos), a flower; bettzickiana was named for August Bettzick (1814-1865), a German gardener. Nonnative to Florida Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List FISC Category 2 Invasive. A compact, mounding, small shrub with a spreading habit and stunning deep burgundy foliage with a glowing ruby red reverse side. These frost-tender perennials are grown as annuals and range in size from 2-inch dwarfs to 12-inch mounds of foliage. Alternanthera sessilis is a pest of sugarcane (Macdonald et al. Specific epithet means toothed for the toothed leaves. They come in a wide range of showy shades: red, green, pink, copper, purple, and yellow. USE IN: Plant in groups as a mass display of year-round leaf colour. Alternanthera philoxeroides. Sorting Alternanthera names. Alternanthera jacquinii (Schrad.) Nomenclature and Classification > Taxon Record Name > Scientific Name. Apr 2, 2012 - Botanical name: Alternanthera dentata ‘Purple Knight' Common name: alternanthera Zone: Annual Height: 16 to 20 inches Light: Sun to part shade ANNUALS, BULBS, RHIZOMES It was a lot of small Joseph's Coat in a big pot. Common Names: Calico Plant, Joseph’s Coat, Alligator Weed, Parrot Leaf, Joyweed Description: A tropical and tender perennial, the Calico Plant is treated as an annual and grown for its brightly colored leaves. They include the popular bloodleaf (Iresine herbstii) with its bright Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. Glows deep red when backlit by sunlight. This plant can stay vibrant red … Plants in the genus Alternanthera have a rather large number of descriptive common names, including but not limited to Joseph’s coat, copperleaf, calico plant, bloodleaf, joyweed and parrot leaf, all in reference to the often brilliantly colored leaves which provide foliage contrast to … Scientific Name: Alternanthera ficoidea 'Party Time' Common Name: Alternanthera Party Time: Leaf Type: Broadleaf: Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone: Height: 1-2 feet Alternanthera is a diverse genus (80–200 species) and the second largest in subfamily Gomphrenoideae of the Amaranthaceae. Alternate anthers in the genus are barren. Alternanthera jacquini Standl. Alternanthera sissoo is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.4 m (1ft 4in) by 0.4 m (1ft 4in) at a fast rate. Little Ruby Alternanthera. This was grown from seed in the EGC greenhouse, available from Summer Hill Seeds. The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. Free and Open Access to Biodiversity Data. It was an unmarked plant so I did not know the name until I asked at DG. There is a red leaf variety of Alternanthera sessilis, which is easily confused with red (purple) leafed variety of Alternanthera brasiliana. Little Ruby offers an alternative to traditional blooming bedding plants. Underplanting for brighly coloured flowering shrubs and trees. Alternanthera is derived from the Latin alternis, alternately, and the Greek ανθος (anthos), a flower; ficoidea means ‘fig-like’ (ficus). Alligatorweed. Alternanthera dentata (Moench) Stuchlík ex R.E.Fr. It requires well drained moist soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. common name: red calico plant. This page was last edited on 19 December 2019, at 13:25. Alternanthera dentata is a tropical perennial typically grown as an annual, known for its colorful foliage that ranges from burgundy to purple. Alternanthera sessilis sessile joyweed This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Alternanthera, Calico Plant, Joseph's Coat, Parrot Leaf 'Partytime' Alternanthera ficoidea. are popular for their colorful foliage that includes several shades of burgundy, red, orange, yellow and lime green.Some species have single-or bi-colored leaves, while others have the entire rainbow of color in a single plant. Genus name comes from the Latin words alternans meaning alternating and anthera meaning anther. HK 牛頭角下邨 Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate plant Alternanthera dentata 紅龍莧 Red Ruby Nov-2015 DSC.JPG 2,592 × 1,944; 2.55 MB HK 牛頭角下邨 Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate view Municipal Services Building name sign Nov-2015 DSC.JPG 2,592 × 1,944; 3.01 MB Synonyms : Alternanthera versicolor (Lem.) Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks First compact seed alternanthera is an easy-to-grow alternative to vegetative varieties. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. An excellent choice for a groundcover, as a garden border, or in containers. The most popular common names of Alternanthera sessilis in english are : Sessile Joyweed, Dwarf Copperleaf, Carpet Weed and Water Amaranth. We grossly over-planted. Species Overview. (1998) state that, \"A. philoxeroides grows on a wide range of substrata, from sand to heavy clay. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It’s a frost tender shrub, so it will need to be planted in a sheltered position to protect it from light frost. Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) : Most red stem plants can prove difficult to get that vibrant red color without providing high CO2 and micronutrients. Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) Sm. Scientific Name : Alternanthera brasiliana Plant Habit : Mounded, Spreading Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm) Height : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm) Width : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm) Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun Grower Information : Seed supplied as: Raw. Alternanthera denticulata 'Little Ruby'™ 'LRU30' PBR APPEARANCE: Purple-burgundy foliage on a compact spreading ground cover. Here are some helpful hints on how to grow Alternanthera plants. The Common Name (AKA CN) represents the server name protected by the SSL certificate.The certificate is valid only if the request hostname matches the certificate common name. Flowering plant - dark-leaved form ... Common Names: joy weed, Joseph's coat, ruby leaf, metal weed, parrot leaf. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. It has a sprawling habit, in warmer climates grow as a perennial in colder climates grow as annual planting after the last frost. 6 more photos VIEW GALLERY. Grow as ground cover or as a low hedge where they work particularly well as an edge to pathways. Its miniature growth allows it to be used in both large and small aquariums as either a foreground, midground or background plant. Suitable for pots. Common Name: AR Mini, Alternanthera Reineckii Mini. It is such a beautiful plant with it's hot pink and green leafs. Joseph’s coat plants (Alternanthera spp.) Although most red aquarium plants are somewhat difficult to grow in an aquarium, Alternanthera reineckii is relatively easy. Alternanthera philoxeroides is a perennial stoloniferous herb found in both aquatic to terrestrial habitats. Common Name: Rosefolia Plant Alternanthera dentata in positions that have a mix of sun and shade throughout the day for best results. It produces dense clusters of small white flowers in summer. May 30, 2016 - ‘Red Threads’ Joseph’s coat, Parrot leaf Latin name: Alternanthera ficoidea ‘Red Threads’ Zone 11 Alternanthera sessilis is an aquatic plant known by several common names, including Matikaduri (মাতিকাদুৰী) in Assamese, ponnanganni (in Tamil), ponnaganti aaku (in Telugu), honnagone (in Kannada), mukunuwenna (in Sinhala), sessile joyweed and dwarf copperleaf.It is used as a vegetable specially in Sri Lanka and some Asian countries. Many plants with brilliantly coloured leaves belong to the family Amaranthaceae. Botanical Name: alternanthera ficoidea Common Name: 'Royal Tapestry' alternanthera Cahill & 70th 2009 planter comments to follow: grew exuberantly, 40" wide x 7" tall. Alternanthera is derived from the Latin alternis, alternately, and the Greek ανθος (anthos), a flower; bettzickiana was named for August Bettzick (1814 – 1865), a German gardener. Regel, Alternanthera amabilis Lem., Telanthera bettzickiana Regel; Common Name : Lal Mehndi, Red Calico Plant, Joyweed It is approximately a third the size of common Alternanthera dentata. Dark red-leaved form Photograph by: Ahmad Fuad Morad. Most web browsers display a warning message when connecting to an address that does not match the common name … Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. View gallery. Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera loves humidity and is heat tolerant. 2003).It is also a weed of rice in tropical areas, and is also associated with bananas and other cereal crops (FNWD, 2004). II, 1987 Alternanthera paronychioides A. St. Hill, Voy. 1819. pronounced: al-ter-NANTH-er-uh fy-KOY-dee-uh (Amaranthaceae — the amaranth family)common names: Joseph's coat, joyweed. Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides) is already an important environmental weed in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, and is seen as a potentially significant environmental weed in many other parts of Australia. AR Mini is a dwarf variant of the well recognized Alternanthera Reineckii. Little Ruby alternanthera is a great, low-maintenance plant to add color to your landscape. they can get a little straggly so a quick trim during summer once or twice will keep it neat. Rui-Yan and Ren (2004) have found A. philoxeroides infesting rivers, lakes, ponds, and irrigation canals, as well as many terrestrial habitats.Sainty et al. The highest diversity of this genus occurs in South America, but many species also occur in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico ( Sanchez del Pino et al., 2012 ). Common Name: AR Bronze Alternanthera Reineckii is a popular choice for beginners due to the fact that its pretty easy to grow. In frost-free areas Brazilian Red Hots™ Alternanthera can be planted in full sun to part shade. Alternanthera reineckii offers a nice contrast to the mostly green plants in an aquarium. It is hardy to zone (UK) 10. This genus consists of approximately 80 species, and is a widespread genus with cosmopolitan distribution. This plant is commonly used in Dutch aquascapes for its bright and vibrant red colors. Bres. Alternanthera dentata 'Little Ruby' is a compact form growing to only to 40cm in height and spreading to almost a metre. 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