Achyranthes

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Contains 2 accepted taxa overall.

Family:AMARANTHACEAE
Common Name:DEVIL'S HORSEWHIP
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CARYOPHYLLALES
FamilyAMARANTHACEAE
Genus Achyranthes

Citation

Citation ACHYRANTHES Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 204. 1753, nom. cons.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Achyranthes aspera Linnaeus, typ. cons.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Achyranthes aspera var. aspera DEVIL'S HORSEWHIP
Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens DEVIL'S HORSEWHIP

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cadelari Cadelari Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 268, 529. 1763. TYPE: = Achyranthes Linnaeus 1753.
Centrostachys Centrostachys Wallich, in Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 2: 497. 1824. TYPE: Centrostachys aquatica (Roxburgh) Wallich (Achyranthes aquatica Roxburgh)
Eclotoripa Eclotoripa Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 40. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE:
Stachyarpagophora Stachyarpagophora Vaillant ex Gomez de la Maza y Jimenez, Anales Inst. Segunda Enseñ. 2: 312. 1896. TYPE: = Achyranthes Linnaeus 1753.
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