Native

Centella asiatica

Indian Pennywort
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2013
NE
Not Evaluated
Malaysia Plant Red List
2010
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

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Habits

  Habit
Aquatic   —   Living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater)
"Daun Pegaga: Centella asiatica"
Creeping   —   Growing along the ground and producing roots at intervals along surface.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Artificial - Aquatic → Irrigated Land [includes irrigation channels]
Suitable Unknown
2
Artificial - Aquatic → Ponds [below 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
3
Artificial - Aquatic → Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land
Suitable Unknown
4
Forest → Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
Suitable Unknown
5
Wetlands → Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands [generally over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Location

by State Location
  • Pahang 1
  • Selangor 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Ahmad Aldrie Amir (Dr.)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Vascular
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Evolution
  • Forest
  • History
  • Law and Policy
  • Management
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Protected Areas
  • Science
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Anisah Lee Abdullah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Coral Reefs
  • Vascular
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Geoinformatics
  • Management
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Protected Areas
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Water
  • PM
  • SBH
Asyraf Mansor (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Palms
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Evolution
  • Forest
  • PM
Chan Yoke Mui (Ms.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Palms (Ecology)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Conservation
  • Biodiversity
  • Forest
  • Genetics
  • PM
Chong Ju Lian (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Mammals (Ecology)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • Protected Areas
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Climate Change
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Kartini Binti Saibeh (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Vascular
  • Agricultural
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • SBH
Mohamad Azani Alias (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Vascular (Taxonomy)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Climate Change
  • Protected Areas
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Nazahatul Anis Amaludin (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • PM
Nor Ezzawanis Abdullah Thani (Ms.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Vascular (Taxonomy)
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • PM
Nur Kyariatul Syafinie Abdul Majid (Ms.)
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Forest
  • Protected Areas
  • PM
Nur Supardi Md Noor (Dr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Palms
  • Vascular
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Forest
  • Management
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Rusea Go (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Orchids (Taxonomy)
  • Vascular (Taxonomy)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Forest
  • Management
  • Protected Areas
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
Tam Sheh May (Dr.)
Taylor's University
  • Orchids
  • Vascular
  • Biodiversity
  • Data Analysis
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • PM
Tan Swee Lian (Dr.)
Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Agricultural
  • Biodiversity
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Latiff, A., Faridah-Hanum, I., Zainudin Ibrahim, A., Goh, M.W.K., Loo, A.H.B. & Tan, H.T.W. (1999). On the Vegetation and Flora of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplements (6): pp. 11-72
  2. Ramli, M.R., Milow, P. & Ong, H.C. (2015). Traditional Knowledge of a Practitioner in Medicinal Plants of Masjid Ijok, Village, Perak, Malaysia. Studies on Ethno-Medicine 9 (1): pp. 59-66
  3. Norhayati, I., Getha, K., Muhd Haffiz, J., Mohd Ilham, A., Lili Sahira, H., Siti Syarifah, M.M. & Muhammad Syamil, A. (2013). In Vitro Antitrypanosomal Activity of Malaysian Plants. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 25 (1): pp. 52-59
  4. Ong, H.C., Ruzalila, B.N. & Milow, P. (2011). Traditional Knowledge of medicinal plants among the Malay villagers in Kampung Tanjung Sabtu, Terengganu, Malaysia. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 10 (3): pp. 460-465
  5. Ong, H.C., Norliah, A. & Sorayya, M. (2012). Traditional Knowledge and usage of edible plants among the Temuan villagers in Kampung Tering, Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 11 (1): pp. 161-165
Book
  1. Azahar, M., Mohd. Hamami, S., Ahmad Said, S., Faridah, Q.Z., Nor Aini, A.S., Jalil, M.S. & Faridah-Hanum, I. (2006). Sustainable Management and Utilization of Medicinal Plant Resources: Proceedings of the International Conference on Medicinal Plants, 5-7 December 2005 Kuala Lumpur. Universiti Putra Malaysia dan Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 365.
  2. Paul Chai, P.K. (2006). Medicinal Plants of Sarawak. pp. 212.
  3. Vimala, S. (2013). Malaysian Herbal Heritage. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 131.
  4. Wong, K.M. (2001). Medicinal Plants, Rain Forests and Us. pp. 38.
Chapter in book
  1. Milow, P., Malek, S. & Ramli, M.R. (March 2017). Medicinal Plants of the Indigenous Tribes in Peninsular Malaysia: Current and Future Perspectives. In El-Shemy, H. (ed.) Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants. InTechOpen. pp. 14.
Newsletter
  1. Ida Suraini, A.S. (2018, March). FRIM in FOCUS. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). Retrive April 03, 2018, from https://www.mybis.gov.my/art/2059 — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  2. Ida Suraini, A.S. (2008, December). FRIM in FOCUS. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). Retrive November 18, 2015, from https://www.mybis.gov.my/art/141
  3. Ida Suraini, A.S. (2014, March). FRIM in FOCUS. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). Retrive May 06, 2016, from https://www.mybis.gov.my/art/121
  4. Ida Suraini, A.S. & Nik Zanariah, N.M. (2007, March). FRIM in FOCUS. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). Retrive November 19, 2015, from https://www.mybis.gov.my/art/147
Report
  1. Dasgupta, S. & Vaughan, D. (2015). Final Report of the Project: Enhancing Understanding and Implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Asia (GCP/RAS/284/JPN). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation, Regional Office for Asia and The Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Ainul Aqilah Binti Mohd Nasir, Ms. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mr. Muhammad Lutfi Haron, Ms. Noor Zahidah Binti Ahmad Sobri, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Nur Najihah Musa, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat, Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin & Mr. Zambri Bin Unyah

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