African Plant Database

Achyranthes bidentata Blume
Protologue : Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 11: 545 (1826)
Notes : Very near A. aspera L., see in Fl. Zambes. 9(1): 109 (1988), in Kew Bull. 28: 145-146 (1973) and Fl. Trop. E. Afr. Amaranth. : 104 (1985).
Information on the genus : Achyranthes
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Achyranthes fruticosa Lam.
=Achyranthes mauritiana Moq. (1849)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust erect perennial herb 0,6-1,2 m high.
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Ecology : Forest (different types). Fernando Poo (Bioko); Asia. Very near A. aspera but pseudo-staminode merely erose or toothed, without or with only a rudimentary dorsal scale, and more specialized in its habitat requirements.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa,
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Record n°242 modified 2009-09-02
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