Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens

(Moquin-Tandon) C. C. Townsend

Kew Bull.29: 473. 1974

Basionyms: Achyranthes fruticosa pubescens
Found in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 436. Mentioned on page 437.
Leaf blades elliptic, ovate, or broadly ovate, 4–20 × 2–5 cm, base rounded or narrowed, apex acuminate. Tepals 6–7 mm. Utricles 3–4 mm.

Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Waste places, chrome ore piles, hammocks
Elevation: 0-10 m

Distribution

Fla., Md., Tex., West Indies.

Discussion

Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens may be native in southern Florida; it is introduced in Maryland.

References

None.

AuthorKenneth R. Robertson +
BasionymAchyranthes fruticosa pubescens +
Elevation0-10 m +
HabitatWaste places, chrome ore piles, hammocks +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAchyranthes aspera var. pubescens +
Taxon parentAchyranthes aspera +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 4 +