Achyranthes splendens

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Achyranthes splendens


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 splendens

Varietas: A. s. var. rotundata


Achyranthes splendens Mart. ex Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 316. (1849)


  • Homotypic
    • Centrostachys splendens (Mart.) Standl., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 5: 76. (1915)
  • Heterotypic
    • Achyranthes lanaiensis H.St.John, Pacific Sci. 33(4): 337. (1979 publ. 1980)


Native distribution areas:
  • Pacific
    • North-Central Pacific
      • Hawaii (Lanai, Maui)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Maui Chaff Flower, Round Chaff Flower, Round-leaf Chaff Flower, Round-leaved Chaff Flower
Tiếng Việt: ʻEwa hinahina
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