Acanthospermum hispidum (Hispid Starbur) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Espirito Santo, Cerrado, Distrito Federal, Ceará, Mata AtlâNtica, Sergipe, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Tocantins, ParaíBa, AmazôNia, Caatinga, Paraná, Acre (Brazil), Alagoas, Mato Grosso, Pará, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahia, Puerto Rico, Pantanal, Rio Grande Do Norte, Piauí, Maranhao, GoiáS, SãO Paulo, Santa Catarina, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Sul, The Neotropics, Pernambuco, Pampa, and Minas Gerais. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Lipotriches acanthospermi, Ceylalictus congoensis, and Lipotriches natalensis. Individuals can grow to 0.54 m.
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