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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The effect of soil alwsonia on the productivity of henna. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, Volatile components of Lawsonia inermis L. Natural enemies Top of page Natural enemy Type Life stages Specificity References Biological control in Biological control on Alternaria alternata Pathogen Whole plant not specific Alternaria tenuissima Pathogen Whole plant not specific Corticium koleroga Pathogen Whole plant not specific Pachnoda interrupta Herbivore Whole plant not specific Phenacoccus solenopsis Lawsoniz Whole plant not specific Sarucallis kahawaluokalani Whole plant not specific Xanthomonas campestris pv.

Charles Darwin Foundation, From there it would have spread eastward to the rest of India and Indonesia, and westward to the Middle East where it became one of the important plants of Islam. Physio-chemical analysis of seven seed oils.

In cultivation, while highest yields occur at years after planting, plants are often left in the field for indrmis. Qualitative analysis of some firewood shrubs.

Journal of Arid Environments, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Notes on the diseases of forest species in the Philippines. Birds feed on the fruits of L. It is commonly used as hair dye and with the ascending trend of tattoos henna is used for body tattoos which is considered the most safe and painless alternative form kf body ornamentation.

Antifungal and antibacterial activity of the seed oil of Lawsonia alba Lam. Fruit a globose capsule, mm in diameter, many-seeded, opening irregularly.

Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter, No. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page The family Lythraceae comprises 31 genera and species of herbs, shrubs and trees that are recognizable by their flaky bark; opposite, entire leaves that lack gland dots; ovary is more or less superior.

A concise dictionary of plants cultivated in the United States and Canada. Plants of the Eastern Caribbean. Leaves are browsed by livestock and the wood is used to make tent pegs and tool handles Oyen, ; Orwa et al.

National list of invasive and potentially invasive plants in the Republic of Cuba – Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. It is also cultivated for the production of henna: Henna is small shrub that grows to a height of 6 m.

Risk of Introduction Top of page The likelihood of continued introduction of L.

Lawsonia Inermis

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, Journal of Ecobiology, 2 4: Hamard Medicus, 39 4: It grows in dry and semi-arid habitats, in coastal secondary scrubs, lawsonua watercourses and in temporarily flooded riverbeds and riverine thickets Orwa et al.

In some African regions e. It is the source of the dye henna used to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silk imermis, wool and leather. Cultivation, Improvement, and Trade.

A forest flora for the Punjab with Hazara and Delhi. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Leaves opposite, entire and sub-sessile, elliptic to broadly lanceolate, 1.

Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology, 6 2: Note on Mehendi Lawsonia inermis L. Title Line artwork Caption 1. National Conference on Biodiversity: Impact on biodiversity L.

Lawsonia inermis (Egyptian privet)

Plant resources of South-East Asia. The henna dye is known to be dangerous to people with glucosephosphate calssification deficiency and may cause allergic reaction and injuries to the skin FDA, Catalago de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Cook Islands Biodiversity Database, Version Other than colouring hairs and hands henna has medicinal uses too.