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Amaranthus blitum L.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
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

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 & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (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, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (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
 
Map
carte afrique num 131378
 
Record n°131378
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