Acaena pinnatifida

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Acaena pinnatifida
Acaena pinnatifida.jpg
Acaena pinnatifida foliage and inflorescence
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Acaena
Species: A. pinnatifida
Binomial name
Acaena pinnatifida
Ruiz & Pavón

Acaena pinnatifida (Argentinian biddy-biddy) is a species of perennial plant.


Acaena pinnatifida is often discussed as comprising several varieties. These include:

  • Acaeana pinnatifida var. californica which is found in coastal scrub areas in California. It is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California alone. It can be found at elevations ranging from 164 to 1,312 feet.

Further reading[edit]

  • Valcic, Susanne; Waechter, Gerald A.; Montenegro, Gloria; Timmermann, Barbara N. (1997). "Triterpenoids from Acaena pinnatifida R. et P". Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C. 52 (3-4): 264–266. PMID 9167278. 

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