Haronga madagascariensis (Lam. ex Poir.) Choisy Haronga paniculata (Pers.) Lodd. ex Steud. Common names: Mukaranga (Shona) Mutseti (Shona) Mutsotso . PDF | Leaf and stem essential oils of Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir, [an endangered medicinal Hypericaceae] were obtained in. Harungana (Harungana madagascariensis) is an invasive plant in Queensland. Harungana is a restricted plant under Queensland legislation.

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Ovary is marked by dark glandular spots. Views Read Edit View history.

White or cream colored. Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa. These leaves are borne on stalks i. The small whitish coloured flowers are very numerous and arranged in dense clusters at the tips of the branches i.

Antibacterial activity of Harungana madagascariensis leaf extracts.

The seeds are mostly dispersed by fruit-eating i. The reasons for its introduction have never been obvious.

Stamens fused into five bundles, usually two or three stamens per bundle. Each flower has five tiny sepals, five small whitish petals that are somewhat hairy, and numerous small stamens that are arranged into five clusters i.

The plant has red sap.

Endocarp hard, difficult to cut. A potential weed of disturbed rainforests, forest gaps and margins, roadsides and drainage areas in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Sheldon Navie root suckers Photo: Although harungana Harungana madagascariensis is currently restricted to relatively disturbed areas, there is concern that this plant may become a permanent component of tropical rainforest communities. These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances.


Branches and young leaves exude a bright orange coloured sap when damaged. Flowers in dense, branched, terminal heads, creamy-white, hairy inside, with glandular dots near the apex, sweetly scented. Mwdagascariensis single stamen can also be found occasionally.

Harungana madagascariensis

Small to medium-sized shrubby tree with distinctly russet young leaves and branchlets. It is also used as a treatment for ringworm in Liberia [ citation needed ]. Harungana Harungana madagascariensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Check our website at www.

Kirkia 10 1 Page Petioles and twigs produce an orange exudate. Leaf blade underside is covered with stellate hairs or scales. Flowering occurs throughout the year, but mostly madagascadiensis late spring and early summer. The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method.

Flowers small, about mm diam. Flowers are small, approximately mm. Its spreading roots produce suckers, and so do damaged plants, enabling it to out-compete other species. Sepals are marked by dark red-brownish dots.


The fruit is not edible and have no apparent use. Sheldon Navie habit in fruit Photo: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any mdaagascariensis or damage caused by actions based on it.

The branches of these flower clusters are covered with coarse rusty-coloured hairs and the fragrant flowers are dotted with black glands i.

Factsheet – Harungana madagascariensis

The leaves are oppositely arranged, and the young leaves at the tips of the branches are tightly pressed together i. This species does hsrungana produce edible fruit and has no apparent use. Not yet widely naturalised in Australia, and currently only found in the wetter tropical areas of far northern Queensland particularly near Babinda.

Bark brown, rough and scaly, with orange sap when damaged.

These fruit turn brown as they ripen and are borne in large clusters at the tips of the branches.