Known Hazards. None known. Botanical References. Range. Tropical Africa – Sierra Leone to Ethiopia, south to Angola, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Habitat. Abstract. Although little is known about Dissotis rotundifolia, it is a species with great potential for ornamental use in the Southeast and as a. Welcome to the famous Dave’s Garden website. Join our friendly community that shares tips and ideas for gardens, along with seeds and plants.

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Antidiarrhoea and toxicological evaluation of the leaf extract of Dissotis rotundifolia Triana Melastomataceae. Figure 11 Pots with seed of interspecific crosses of Dissotis rotundifolia with D. For example, Dissotis rotundifolia will set seed in a greenhouse without being pollinated, indicating that it is probably self-compatible Ruter, personal communication, Challenges in breeding D. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. The family name comes from the Greek words mela meaning black and stoma meaning mouth.

International Common Names English: Dissotis pollen may also be gathered by using a tuning fork in the key of E to mimic the sonification of the flowers by bees Ruter, personal communication, Polyploidy can cause plants to produce larger flowers and a more vigorous growth habit and can cause the plants to evince heterosis. Growth habits also differ between Dissotis species, varying from creeping in D. According to Porembski et al. The leaves will change color to red veins and harder looking appearance in sun, flowers less as well.


Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii. The species is resistant to drought and very easy to propagate vegetatively Ruter, personal communication, ; personal observation.

Invasive Plants and Animals, Biosecurity Queensland. Fruits hypanthium cylindrical-campanulate are approximately 1 cm long and 0. Once ripe fruit has been obtained, the seed should be germinated and the germination percentage should be recorded.

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Dissotis rotundifolia – Wikipedia

Flower size, flower color, flowering rate, and length of blooming period should again be evaluated and compared to that of the parents to calculate genetic gain, if any. Cook Islands Biodiversity Database, Version Efficacy of Dissotis rotundifolia on Trypanosoma brucei brucei infection in rats.

Figure 2 Dissotis rotundifolia foliage. The resulting progeny are phenotyped and evaluated for ploidy using flow cytometry.

In crosses between different populations of Dissotis rotundifoliathe flower size, flower color, flowering rate, and length of blooming period should be evaluated and compared to that of the parents to calculate genetic gain. Phytochemical screening of D. Dissotis, Pinklady Heterotis rotundifolia.


Seeds are extremely small and not able to be easily seen by the naked eye Solt and Wurdack, Applied probability and statistics.

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Dissotis, Pinklady

One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. The rate of fertilization may be gradually increased to ppm after two weeks at 50 ppm.

Don’t need the entire report? Dissotis rotundifolia is native to Africa, but has been introduced to other tropical areas. If the progeny of an interspecific cross of Dissotis rotundifolia with another Dissotis species is found to be sterile, oryzalin treatment is applied to attempt to restore fertility. If you cut it back, it regrows in the same spot.