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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings   cc-by-nc

Achyranthes aspera (Chaff Flower) is a species of shrub in the family Amaranthaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Bahia, Mata Atlântica, AmazôNia, Espirito Santo, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, Acre (Brazil), Mato Grosso Do Sul, Minas Gerais, Cerrado, Mato Grosso, Rio De Janeiro, and Caatinga. They have simple, broad leaves and capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Cacyreus marshalli and yellowjackets, hornets, and paper wasps. Individuals can grow to 1.6 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Chaff-flower. View this species on GBIF