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Andrographis paniculata
Synonyms: A. subspatulata

Common Name(s): Creat; green chireta
Family: Acanthaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Invasiveness: Weed
Growing Days:
Abs.Max=100° (F)    Opt.Max=86° (F)
Opt.Min=68° (F)    Abs.Min=57° (F)
Precipitation: 79 to 118 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH:
Soil Texture/Type: Medium, light sandy soil
Soil Drainage:
Photoperiod Response: Day neutral
Light Intensity: Light shade
An Indian species becoming important as medicinal. A semi-wild tropical plant.
Crop not found in disease search.
Environ. - ornamental, Medicinal -, Weed -


Geographical Origin:
India, China, Indo-China, Australia, Southeastern Asia, Also cultivated
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