African Plant Database

Achyranthes repens L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 205 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Achyranthes
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alternanthera repens (L.) J.F. Gmel. (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Alternanthera pungens Kunth (1818)
=Alternanthera achyrantha R. Br. (1824)
=*Alternanthera repens (L.) Link (1821) non J.F.Gmel.
=Alternanthera achyrantha (L.) Sweet
=Illecebrum achyrantha L. (1762)
=Alternanthera echinata Sm. (1819)
=Illecebrum obliquum Schumach. (1827)
=Gomphrena sessilis L. (1753)
=Illecebrum sessile (L.) L. (1763)
=Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC. (1813)
=Alternanthera achyranthes Forssk. (1775)
=Achyranthes radicans Cav. (1801)
=Alternanthera denticulata R. Br. (1810)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Merxmueller, H. von & J. Cramer (1966). Prodromus: einer flora von Südwestafrika. 33: 6
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Record n°239
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