Achyranthes aspera

Achyranthes aspera

Chaff Flower

FAMILY

Amaranthaceae

Species

Achyranthes aspera

Common name(s)

Chaff Flower

Flower colour; life form

Papery, herb

Distinguishing features

Leaves opposite, stems often softly hairy. Flowers in a spike, relaxed at maturity. Bracts papery/scarious/pungent; perianth segments 5

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