Achyranthes splendens

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Achyranthes splendens
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Achyranthes
Species: A. splendens
Binomial name
Achyranthes splendens
Mart. ex Moq.

Achyranthes splendens (ʻEwa hinahina; also called Maui chaff flower, round chaff flower, round-leaf chaff flower, or round-leaved chaff flower) is a species of flowering plant in the pigweed family, Amaranthaceae, that is endemic to Hawaiʻi. Its natural habitats are dry forests, low shrublands, and sandy shores. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  • Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Achyranthes splendens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.


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