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Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata
(Amaranthaceae)

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Species description or overview

USFWS species report on Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata
The is available online. A general description of the organism and information about its distribution in the U.S. (including territories and national wildlife refuges) is presented by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, along with links to other documentation regarding federal (endangered/threatened) status, recovery information, and additional resources.

Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Achyranthes splendens
Nomenclatural information about Achyranthes splendens is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Achyranthes splendens information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Achyranthes splendens, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Achyranthes splendens
Nomenclatural information about Achyranthes splendens is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Federal endangered/threatened status

USFWS species report on Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata
The is available online. A general description of the organism and information about its distribution in the U.S. (including territories and national wildlife refuges) is presented by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, along with links to other documentation regarding federal (endangered/threatened) status, recovery information, and additional resources.

Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata species profile from USFWS
A species profile for Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata is provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, including links to information regarding the federal endangered/threatened status of this species.


Cultivation & propagation

Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.

In the Garden: Coastal plants have evolved for survival
Coastal plants well adapted to landscape use are the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 10/1/2004).

In the Garden: Ahinahina grows to 6 feet and is silvery
Ahinahina (Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata), adaptated to living in extremely sunny and/or hot areas, is the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 10/19/2007).


Images

Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.


Distribution

Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


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