The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Achyranthes aspera var. velutina (Hook. & Arn.) C.C.Towns. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Achyranthes aspera L. in the genus Achyranthes (family Amaranthaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Kew Bull. 29: 473 1974.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Achyranthes aspera f. rosea Suess. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Achyranthes velutina Hook. & Arn. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Centrostachys velutina (Hook. & Arn.) Standl. Synonym M WCSP (in review)

The species Achyranthes aspera L. has a further 27 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2617498, and has not been changed.