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Useful Temperate Plants

Hemisteptia lyrata

(Bunge) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.

Asteraceae

+ Synonyms

Aplotaxis australasica F.Muell.

Aplotaxis carthamoides DC.

Aplotaxis multicaulis DC.

Cirsium lyratum Bunge

Cnicus carthamoides Wall.

Cnicus multicaulis Wall. ex DC.

Hemistepta carthamodes Kuntze

Saussurea affinis Spreng. ex DC.

Saussurea bungei Benth. & Hook.f. ex Franch. & Sav.

Saussurea carthamoides Buch.-Ham. ex DC.

Saussurea lyrata Franch.

Saussurea stricta Spreng. ex DC.

Serratula carthamoides Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.

Common Name:

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General Information

Hemisteptia lyrata is an annual plant, usually producing a single, erect stem but occasionally producing several. It can grow around 20 - 150cm tall[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and a medicine.
Hemisteptia lyrata is widespread and abundant through much of its range which is extensive, there are no
known threats, The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
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ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

E. Asia - Japan, Korea, eastern China, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia; Australia - New South Wales, Queensland

Habitat

Forests, forest margins, grasslands, wastelands, farmlands, riversides, roadsides; at elevations from near sea level to 3,300 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
]. A common weed in river banks, mountain slopes, valleys, forest edge and fields[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
]

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Edibility Rating *  *
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitAnnual
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

The leaves are eaten as a salad[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Medicinal

The plant (part not specified) is antibacterial, antifebrile, antiinflammatory, antitumor and haemostatic. It is used in traditional folk medicine in China and Korea[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
]

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow in situ
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2022-08-10. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Hemisteptia+lyrata>

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