Achyranthes fasciculata (Suess.) C.C.Towns.
  • Kew Bull.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Achyranthes fasciculata (Suess.) C.C.Towns. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000516272. Accessed on: 05 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Ovary obpyriform, ± 1.5 mm., with a firm, rounded apex.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Stamens 2.5–4 mm.; pseudostaminodes oblong-flabelliform. 1.5–2.5 mm., with an incurved dentate apical lobule and a densely long-fimbriate dorsal scale.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Mature fruit not seen.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Style slender, 3–3.5 mm.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Bushy or scandent herb, with numerous ± divaricate branches, 0.5–1.5 m. (probably more); stem and branches quadrangular with paler angles, moderately to densely brownish tomentose with ascending or upwardly appressed hairs.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Bracteoles membranous lanceolate, 3.5–5 mm., glabrous or the margins shortly and finely ciliate, the arista formed by the excurrent nerve comprising half the length.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Bracts membranous, lanceolate, 3–4.5 mm., finally deflexed, glabrous, long-aristate with the excurrent midrib.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Perianth and bracteoles apparently falling together.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Tepals glabrous, narrowly lanceolate; 2 outer straight or slightly curved at the tips, faintly 1–3-nerved, 5.5–8 mm., sharply pointed and shortly aristate with the ± perceptibly excurrent midrib, hyaline margins absent; 2 inner slightly shorter, 1-nerved, delicately and rather broadly hyaline-margined, narrowly tapering but not sharply pointed; middle tepal intermediate, 1-nerved, one margin hyaline.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Inflorescences terminal on the stem and axillary in the upper leaves by branch reduction, silvery and commonly ± pink-flushed, formed of fascicles of spikes of considerably dissimilar length, the longest to ± 4.5 × 1.5 cm., on a tomentose peduncle 1.5–6 cm. long, axis villous.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Leaves oblong-ovate to oblong-elliptic, 2–5 × 1.3–2.8 cm., dark green and moderately appressed pilose on the upper surface, whitish (especially when young) and ± densely appressed pilose beneath, acuminate, shortly cuneate to subtruncate at the base with a distinct petiole to ± 1.3 cm. long.

  • Provided by: [B].Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • B
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).