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Khakiweed
Alternanthera pungens Kunth

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Amaranthaceae »  genus Alternanthera - joyweed

Scientific synonyms

Alternanthera achyrantha (L.) R. Br. ex Sweet
Achyranthes leiantha (Seub.) Standl.
Achyranthes repens L.
Alternanthera repens (L.) Link, non J.F. Gmel.

Other names

= Creeping Chaffweed
= Khaki Burr
= Khaki Weed

Images

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Michael Kesl

Alternanthera pungens - Khakiweed

Author: Michael Kesl

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Alternanthera_pungens_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Alternanthera pungens (Nox)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Alternanthera pungens Kunth]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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