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The latex of Asclepias syriaca L.

William George Corns

The latex of Asclepias syriaca L.

by William George Corns

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Thesis (PhD) - University of Toronto, 1946.

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Open LibraryOL19535960M

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is a species of milkweed is also known as Butterfly flower, Silkweed, Silky Swallow-wort, and Virginia belongs in the subfamily is native to North blooms from June to August. The flowers are green and purple. This species is found in prairies, meadows, and Milkweed likes damp to dry soil and. 5-petaled, pinkish purple to white, sweet smelling; singly on long stalks arranged in globe-shaped, dropping clusters; axillary above; corona present between reproductive parts and petal.

Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is an erect-stemmed, herbaceous perennial plant from the Apocynaceae is often thought of as a weed, due to its ability to spread rapidly through underground rhizomes. Common milkweed is native to eastern North America and is most commonly found growing in poor, dryish soils in fields, open woods, waste areas, roadsides, and alongside . The latex can also be used as a glue for fixing precious stones into necklaces, earrings etc. The latex contains - % caoutchouc, 16 - 17% dry matter, and % ash. It also contains the digitalis-like mixture of a- and b-asclepiadin, the antitumor b-sitosterol, and a- .

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is the plant most people think of when they hear the word “milkweed.” This milkweed thrives in almost any well-drained soil, and produces a profusion of lavender to pink flowers in midsummer. The sweet scented flowers attract and benefit a plethora of pollinators. Asclepias syriaca common milkweed. This native classic is best known as a food of larval monarch butterflies (along with its cousins A. incarnata and A. tuberosa).Robust, yet beautiful with deep pink clusters of fragrant flowers in June and July followed by lovely pods of silky seeds in October.


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The latex of Asclepias syriaca L by William George Corns Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Let’s get started. Asclepias syriaca, (Common Milkweed). General Description. The common milkweed, A. syriaca, is the plant that most people associate with the word “milkweed”. This is a tall and conspicuous species that sometimes forms large clones.

The umbels bear large balls of. Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is a species of milkweed is also known as Butterfly flower, Silkweed, Silky Swallow-wort, and Virginia belongs in the subfamily is native to North blooms from June to August.

The flowers are green and purple. This species is found in prairies, meadows, and Milkweed likes damp to dry soil and Family: Apocynaceae. Asclepias syriaca common milkweed This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above.

Intensely frangrant, tough, showy, long-lived & tolerant of poor soil – this is the EASIEST Milkweed you can grow. Divinely scented of Lilac, plentiful 4” sperical clusters appear in Summer atop ’ upright stems. A nectar source for many butterflies, especially Monarchs.

Spreads by rhizomes, so it’s best placed where that won’t be a problem or in a large container. Using your resource page (Thank you!) I have found the following Asclepias varieties to be possibilities: Hirtella, incarnata, purpurascens, speciosa, syriaca, tuberosa, variegata, verticillata and viridis.

I The latex of Asclepias syriaca L. book the warning on Syriaca about the rhizomes being a problem. Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is a perennial herb growing from a deep rhizome.

The hairy stems are usually solitary from a simple to branched and thickened base, and are dm ( ft) tall. The opposite leaves have broadly ovate to elliptic blades that are 10. Asclepias syriaca Asclepias syriaca L. Common Milkweed Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family) Synonym(s): Asclepias intermedia, Asclepias kansana, Asclepias syriaca var.

kansana USDA Symbol: ASSY USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN The Common Milkweed is the plant that most people associate with the word “milkweed”. Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca L.) By David Taylor.

Common milkweed is a member of the Asclepiadaceae (milkweed) family. It is one of about species that occur in the Americas. Most species are tropical or arid land species. The genus name, Asclepias, commemorates Asklepios, the Greek god of medicine. Some of the milkweed species have a.

Asclepias syriaca L. is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Asclepias (family Apocynaceae). The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp.

2 The Butterfly Asclepias is known for attracting an array of beneficial insects such as bumblebees, lady bugs, hummingbirds and most importantly the endangered Monarch butterfly. Butterfly Asclepias is grown as a perennial flowering plant which will return each year from its deeply established root system/5().

Tests of the coupled expression of latex and cardenolide plant defense in common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) ANURAG A. AGRAWAL, 1,2, EAMONN T. PATRICK,1 AND AMY P. H ASTINGS 1 1Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Corson Hall, Ithaca, New York USA 2Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Comstock Hall, Ithaca, New York USA.

GAERTNER: ASCLEPIAS SYRIACA this writer come upon a stand completely destroyed by insect or disease. The distribution of the Monarch butterfuly, Danaus plexippus L., depends, for the most part, on the distribution of milkweed (Urquhart, ). Because A. syriaca is the most northerly and common of our eastern milkweeds, the.

Asclepias syriaca, ye una especie de plantes de la familia de les una de les primeres especies d'América del Norte descrites por Cornut enen Canadensium plantarum historia.L'epítetu foi reutilizáu por Linnaeus, por cuenta del tracamundiu. Asclepias syriaca is an erect, herbaceous perennial plant producing a dense cluster of usually unbranched, stout stems - cm tall from a rather deep, spreading root system.

Publisher American Book Co.; New York Year ISBN Description The latex in the stems is a suitable replacement for chicle and can be made into. Pleasants JM, Evidence for short-distance dispersal of pollinia in Asclepias syriaca L. Functional Ecology, 5(1) Timmons FL, Studies of the distribution and floss yield of Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca L.) in Northern Michigan.

Ecology, 27(3) USDA-NRCS, The PLANTS Database. The PLANTS Database. Figure 1 Common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca, being fed upon by (A) the milkweed leaf beetle, Labidomera clivicollis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and (B) a larva of the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L.

(Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Note the latex exuding from where the beetle has severed the veins and where the caterpillar is notching the. Common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca, is native to North America and is one of the most important northern plants for the monarch butterfly.

Monarch caterpillars and butterflies are bitter and poisonous to birds, due to a toxic alkaloid in the latex. Viceroy butterflies resemble or. Asclepias syriaca L. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue.

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes.

While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in Biological classification: Species. Biochemical analysis of a papain-like protease isolated from the latex of Asclepias curassavica L Article (PDF Available) in Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica 41(2) March with.The latex has been suggested as a suitable replacement for chicle in chewing gum rather than for rubber in tires.

The history and use of milkweed (Asclepias syriaca L.). Econ. Bot. 33(2)– Hamel, P. and Chiltoskey, M. Cherokee plants and their uses—a years history.

Herald Publishing Co., Sylva, N.C. Hartwell, J.L. Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca L), un underexploited crop up to now. is considered a multiuse plant species of the future, due to its exquisite potential for industrial processing for producing.