Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides

Family Araliaceae (also placed in Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae))
Subfamily Hydrocotyloideae
Scientific name Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lamarck
Synonyms Chondrocarpus sibthorpioides (Lamarck) Sweet; Geophila yunnanensis H. Léveillé; Hydrocotyle americana L.; Hydrocotyle americana L. var. monticola (Hooker f.) Hiern; Hydrocotyle confusa H. Wolff; Hydrocotyle keelungensis T. S. Liu et al.; Hydrocotyle monticola Hooker f.; Hydrocotyle nitidula A. Richard; Hydrocotyle perexigua Hance; Hydrocotyle rotundifolia Roxburgh ex de Candolle; Hydrocotyle rotundifolia Roxburgh ex de Candolle var. pauciflora Yabe; Hydrocotyle splendens Zollinger ex Miquel; Hydrocotyle tenella Buchanan-Hamilton ex D. Don; Hydrocotyle zollingeri Molkenboer
Common name (Japanese common name) chidome-gusa (チドメグサ, 血止草 [meaning: hemostasis weed])
(Chinese common name) tian hu sui (天胡菜)
(English common name) lawn marshpennywort
Distribution (Japan) Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa
(Other nations) Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal, Bhutan, India, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Habitat wet field, swamp
Chromosomal number 2n=24
Description Leaves 2-3cm across, hairy (especially backside). Flowers flowering in June to October. Perennial plants.
Reference Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lam.
Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lamarck
Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides
Chromosome Numbers of Six Species of Hydrocotyle (Umbelliferae) in Japan
Process for separating blood serum from blood (US Patent 4803153/1989)
Plant culture cell and use thereof (US Patent 4970151/1990)
A blood coagulation component obtained by cultured cells (European Patent EP0443635/1991)
Method for producing l-sesamin using plant cell cultures (European Patent EP0443635/1995)
A mental disease therapeutic agent (European Patent EP0442537/1995)
Blood coagulating component (Japanese Patent JP62030723/1987)
Effects of Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides extract on transplanted tumors and immune function in mice
Note Hydrocotyle maritima Honda (Hydrocotyle formosana Masamune var. maritima (Honda) Hatusima; Hydrocotyle ramiflora Maximovicz var. maritima (Honda) M. Hiroe) is not a synonym of Hydrocotyle ramiflora Maximowicz.

May 2011
at my home
May 2011
at my home