Achyranthes mutica A.Gray

Blunt chaff flower



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1855

Rediscovered in 10 November 1991 (16 December 1992?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Achyranthes mutica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44075A10848211. Downloaded on 20 November 2016.

Humphreys, Aelys M. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2003. Rare plant database. Unpublished.

Wagner, W., Herbst, D. & Sohmer, S. (1990). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'I 1-2: 1-1853. University of Hawaii Press.

Wagner, W., Herbst, D. and Sohmer S. 1999. Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Special Publication 91: 1-1918.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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