Achyranthes aspera var. porphyristachya (Wall. ex Moq.) Hook.f.

First published in Fl. Brit. India 4: 730 (1885)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Indian Subcontinent to China. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, Comoros, East Himalaya, India, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Angola

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Babu, N.M.G., Ravikumar, K. & Rao, N.R. (2014). Additions to the flora of Karnataka from Chitradurga district. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 634-649.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Rajbhandari, K.R., Rai, S.K. & Chhetri, R. (2021). A Handbook of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 3: 1-331. Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Rasingam, L. & Diwakar, P.G. (2021). Flora of Little Andaman island, India: 1-372. Botanica survey of India, ministry of environment, forest and climate change.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flore des Mascareignes 136-148: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Pusalkar, P.K. & Srivastava, S.K. (2013). Distributional novelties in Himachal flora. Phytotaxonomy 13: 132-136.
  • Rasingam, L. & Diwakar, P.G. (2021). Flora of Little Andaman island, India: 1-372. Botanica survey of India, ministry of environment, forest and climate change.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wallich [6925] Burma K000848076 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0