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Taxon: Illecebrum achyrantha L.

Synonym of Alternanthera pungens Kunth

Genus: Illecebrum
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 414340
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:299. 1762
Link to protologue:
Comment: an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) for Achyranthes repens L.
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45

Check other web resources for Illecebrum achyrantha L. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=414340. Accessed 27 February 2020.