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Maui chaff flower
Achyranthes splendens
Achyranthes splendens
Maui chaff flower Atriplex/Chenopodium
Achyranthes splendens Amaranthaceae
common name
  Maui chaff flower
accepted scientific name
  Achyranthes splendens Mart. ex Moq.
rules for finding collection records
  Achyranthes splendens (140)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Endemic in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Achyranthes splendens   Mart. ex Moq.   (TSN: 20760, Index: 347)

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