Achyranthes longifolia

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Achyranthes longifolia (fig. 12)


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Achyranthes
Species: Achyranthes longifolia


Achyranthes longifolia (Makino) Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 28: 180 (1914)

Accepted by Hassler 2019. Considered as synonym of Achyranthes bidentata by Govaerts 2019.


  • Basionym
    • Achyranthes bidentata var. longifolia Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 12(136): 51. (1898)
      • Syntypes: Japan, TI:
        • Tosa in Shikoku: Godai-san. 1892-09-29, T. Makino #s.n.
        • Prov. Musashi, Adzusawa. 1894-09, T. Makino #s.n.
        • Dokwan-yama near Tokyo. 1898-06-19, T. Makino #s.n.
  • Heterotypic
    • Achyranthes longifolia f. rubra T.Ho, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 25(2): 231 (1979), invalid; type not cited


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • Guangdong, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shanghai, Sichuan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia
      • Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indo-China
      • Vietnam

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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