Alternanthera

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 9 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Alternanthera (rights holder: 2007 Zoya Akulova) © 2007 Zoya Akulova

Joyweed

Annual or perennial herbs with entire, opposite leaves. Inflorescences of axillary heads or short spikes, bracteate. Flowers bisexual, solitary in the axil of each bract, subtended by 2 bracteoles. Tepals 5, glabrous and 1-nerved or barbed-pilose and 3-nerved, free, equal or unequal. Stamens 2-5, alternating with pseudostaminodes. Fruit an indehiscent capsule. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Amaranthaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
6.57%
9 of 137 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
0623875d-e8db-4145-98e0-b8b62713f2b9
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility