Bidens campylotheca

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Viper beggarticks
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Bidens
Species:
B. campylotheca
Binomial name
Bidens campylotheca
Schultz-Bip.
Synonyms[2]
  • Bidens magnidisca O.Deg. & Sherff
  • Campylotheca grandiflora DC.
  • Coreopsis macraei A.Gray
  • Bidens glaucescens Greene, Synonym of subsp. pentamera
  • Bidens pentamera (Sherff) O.Deg. & Sherff, Synonym of subsp. pentamera

Bidens campylotheca, the viper beggarticks, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It belongs to the genus Bidens, collectively called kokoʻolau or koʻokoʻolau in the Hawaiian language. It is found only in the Hawaiian Islands.

Its natural habitat is lowland moist forests. It is threatened by habitat loss due to the spread of invasive weeds and brushfires.[1]

Subspecies[2]
  • Bidens campylotheca subsp. campylotheca
  • Bidens campylotheca subsp. pentamera (Sherff) Ganders & Nagata

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. (2003). "Bidens campylotheca". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2003: e.T44160A10855151. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2003.RLTS.T44160A10855151.en. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b The Plant List, Bidens campylotheca Sch.Bip.