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Charpentiera elliptica
(Amaranthaceae)

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Species description or overview

Charpentiera elliptica information from NTBG
Information about Charpentiera elliptica is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Charpentiera elliptica
Nomenclatural information about Charpentiera elliptica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Charpentiera elliptica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Charpentiera elliptica--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.

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

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


Cultivation & propagation

Got Erosion? ... Plant!
Native species that can combat soil loss are the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 12/19/2003).


Images

Charpentiera elliptica images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Charpentiera elliptica are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.

Charpentiera elliptica images by Karl Magnacca
Images of Charpentiera elliptica by Karl Magnacca are available online.


Distribution

Charpentiera elliptica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Charpentiera elliptica--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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