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Amaranthus blitum L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 990 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Amaranthus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. blitum
 Amaranthus blitum L. var. blitum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Amaranthus ascendens Loisel. (1810)
=Amaranthus blitum var. ascendens (Loisel.) DC. (1813)
=Amaranthus lividus var. ascendens (Loisel.) Thell. (1912)
=Amaranthus lividus subsp. ascendens (Loisel.) Heukels
=Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. lividus
=Amaranthus lividus L. (1753)
=Amaranthus oleraceus L. (1753)
=Amaranthus blitum var. oleraceus (L.) Hook. f. (1885)
=Amaranthus lividus var. oleraceus (L.) Thell. (1912)
=Amaranthus blitum subsp. oleraceus (L.) Costea (2001)
=Amaranthus adscendens Loisel.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. blitum
Amaranthus blitum subsp. emarginatus (Salzm. ex Uline & Bray) Carretero & al. (1989)
Amaranthus blitum subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Carretero (1984)
Amaranthus blitum L. var. blitum
Amaranthus blitum subsp. oleraceus (L.) Costea (2001)
 
Ecology and distribution
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 276

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BATTANDIER, J.A & L.C. TRABUT (1890). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(4): 769  
  • Med-Checklist 1: 46 (1984).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ED (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 1 1: 199 
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 566 (1990). 
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 171
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. I. 1: 124
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 27

Bibliography other :
  • BAYON, N.D. (2016). Revision taxonomica de las especies monoicas de Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae): Amaranthus subg. Amaranthus y Amaranthus subg. Albersia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 101(2): 308 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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