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Burweed

Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens (Moq.) C. C. Townsend

Derivation of specific name

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aspera: rough
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122440
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Stout perennial herb. Var. pubescens is a more robust plant with larger and more colourful flowers than var. sicula, a slender scrambling herb with silvery undersides to the undersurface of the young leaves.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122440
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe

Frequency

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Occasional
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cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122440
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe