African Plant Database


Achyranthes aspera L. var. aspera
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 204 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Achyranthes
Basionym : Achyranthes aspera L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes aspera L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Achyranthes annua Dinter (1917)
=Achyranthes aspera var. obtusifolia (Lam.) Suess.
=Achyranthes obtusifolia Lam. (1785)
=Achyranthes robusta C.H. Wright (1910)
=Achyranthes aspera var. indica L. (1753)
=Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. (1768)
=Achyranthes obovata Peter (1932)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.12 - 2 m. Alt: 5 - 1785 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 105-109
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 32-33 (1986).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 98 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 23 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Von Raab-Straube E. & T. Raus (2018). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 9 Willdenowia 48(2): 195 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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