Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata
Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata. NatureServe Explorer Species Reports -- NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports -- ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata Genus is derived from the Greek achyron, chaff, and anthos, flower, referring to the chaffy parts of the flower. The Latin ephithet splendens means shining
FWS Digital Media Library -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Achyranthes splendens (ʻEwa hinahina; also called Maui chaff flower, round chaff flower, round-leaf chaff flower, or round-leaved chaff flower) is a species of flowering plant in the pigweed family, Amaranthaceae, that is endemic to Hawaiʻi. Its natural habitats are dry forests, low shrublands, and sandy shores. It is threatened by habitat loss. Native Hawaiians have, for centuries, considered its extract to be an effective natural cure for constipation.
Round-Leaved chaff-flower (Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata)
Current listing status
- States/US Territories in which the Round-Leaved chaff-flower, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- US Counties in which the Round-Leaved chaff-flower, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- USFWS Refuges in which the Round-Leaved chaff-flower, Wherever found is known to occur:
Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge
Federal Register Documents
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab