Achyranthes aspera var. aspera

IntroducedIllustrated
Synonyms: Achyranthes aspera var. indica Achyranthes indica (Linnaeus) Standley Centrostachys indica
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 436.

Leaf-blades orbiculate, obovate-orbiculate, or broadly rhombate, 1–4 (–6) × 1–4 (–6) cm, base rounded or tapering, apex rounded, apiculate. Tepals 3–4 mm. Utricles 2–2.5 mm.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Dry, sandy waste places, near woolen mills
Elevation: 0-100 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Ala., Fla., La., S.C., Asia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
Kenneth R. Robertson +
Linnaeus +
tapering +  and rounded +
ovate +  and orbiculate or broadly rhombate +
membranous +
long-aristate +
Ala. +, Fla. +, La. +, S.C. +  and Asia +
0-100 m +
peripheral +
spaced +  and crowded +
hypogynous +
minute +  and small +
indurate +  and coriaceous +
not +  and dehiscent +
Dry, sandy waste places, near woolen mills +
many-flowered +  and pedunculate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
adpressed-pubescent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
fimbriate +
turbinate +  and obovoid +
few-branched +  and simple +
Flowering summer. +
ovoid +  and obovoid +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
erect +  and ascending +
40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
elongate +
Achyranthes aspera var. indica +, Achyranthes indica +  and Centrostachys indica +
Achyranthes aspera var. aspera +
Achyranthes aspera +
variety +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
cylindric +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
membranous +
annual +  and perennial +