This pie chart shows the relative likelihood of observing particular other species commonly observed near Achyranthes mutica
These species are those which most commonly occur in our observation database near Achyranthes mutica. Observations favor some phyla over others. Typically Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, and Arthropods are more common in the field than in our records.
Prior to its rediscovery in 1992, this species was known from only two collections from the 1700s and 1800s. One of the collections is from Kauai, and the other from the island of Hawaii. The population is now known only from the Kohala Mountains on the island of Hawaii and is comprised of three subpopulations, totalling 120 to 150 individuals.
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
A many branched perennial shrub of dry forests in gulches.
Can tolerate an average annual minimum temperature range of 20°F to 25°F (-3.9 to -6.6°C). Temperature in the habitat of Achyranthes mutica rarely drops below that.
In sections below, we make some habitat inferences based on the known habitat preferences of those species most commonly associated with Achyranthes mutica.
subtropics, temperate, tropics.
broad-leaved forests, croplands, cultivated areas, deciduous woods and forests, desert, disturbed sites, fields, forests, gardens, grasslands, hammocks, mature forests, meadows, open forests, pasture, pine forests, rain forest, secondary forest, shrubby vegetation, subantarctic grassland, thickets.
hillsides, mountain slopes, roadsides, sand dunes, streamsides, urban areas, valleys.
clay, limestone, sandy areas, sandy soil.
coral reef, ditches, dry areas, estuaries, lagoon, lakes, marshes, mesic areas, pelagic, ponds, river banks, rivers, saltwater, shores, stream banks, streams, swamps.