Alternanthera Forssk. (1775)

kingdom: Plantae phylum: Tracheophyta subphylum: Spermatophytina class: Magnoliopsida order: Caryophyllales family: Amaranthaceae

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Name Status:  Preferred Name
Place of Publication:  Forsskål, P. 1775: Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica.Copenhagen, Möller.
Publication Page:  28
Rank:  genus
Biostatus:  New Zealand (Political Region): Wild, Indigenous, Non-endemic
Treatment Article:  Heenan, P.B.; de Lange, P.J.; Keeling, J. 2009: Alternanthera nahui, a new species of Amaranthaceae indigenous to New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 47: 97-105.
Vernacular:  Chaff flower (English)
Copperleaf (English)
Joseph's coat (English)
Joyweed (English)
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LSID:  URN:LSID:landcareresearch.co.nz:Names:2CC3DC25-D1AB-4FBC-A374-C9B767C99020