Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Man Better Man Achyranthes aspera

Classification

Achyranthes [genus]
(1 species)
aspera [species] (2)

Classification

Achyranthes [genus]
(1 species)
aspera [species] (2)

Names

English name Man Better Man
Alternative English name Devil’s Horsewhip
Alternative English name Worry Vine
Papiamento name Katuna di Seda
Papiamento name Coriente (Aruba)
Papiamento name Koriente (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Achyranthes aspera L.
Synonym Achyranthes obtusifolia Lam.
Synonym Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill.

Classification