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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Alternanthera (2)

            Epithet: ficoidea (L.) Sm. (1)

Synonyms: Achyranthes ficoidea (L.) Lam., Alternanthera tenella Colla

tenella => delicate, tender

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: orange, beige, white

External links

Check for Alternanthera ficoidea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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