Iresine herbstii

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Iresine herbstii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Iresine
Species: I. herbstii
Binomial name
Iresine herbstii
Hook. ex Lindl.

Iresine herbstii (Herbst's bloodleaf)[1] is a species of flowering plant in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. Some call this plant the "Chicken Gizzard" plant.


  1. ^ "Iresine herbstii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  • C Nencini, F Cavallo, G Bruni, A Capasso, V De Feo, (2006). Affinity of Iresine herbstii and Brugmansia arborea extracts on different cerebral receptors, Journal of Ethnopharmacology.