Achyranthes japonica

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Achyranthes japonica (Miq.) Nakai

Amaranthaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: nut

 

Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Caryophyllidae
Superordo:
Caryophyllanae
Ordo:
Caryophyllales

Achyranthes japonica is a perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

Achyranthes japonica is a species in the genus Achyranthes which contains approximately 20 to 89 species and belongs to the family of the Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Achyranthes japonica is deciduous. The simple leaves are opposite. They are entire.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Achyranthes japonica are arranged in spikes.

The perennials produce nuts.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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