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Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 990 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Amaranthus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amaranthus graecizans L. subsp. graecizans
 Amaranthus angustifolius subsp. graecizans (L.) Maire & Weiller
 Amaranthus blitum var. graecizans (L.) Moq. (1849)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Amaranthus polygonoides Roxb. (1832)
=Amaranthus angustifolius subsp. polygonoides (Roxb.) Maire & Weiller (1962)
=*Amaranthus angustifolius Lam. (1783)
=*Amaranthus polygamus auct. mult., non L.
=Amaranthus paolii Chiov. (1927)
=Amaranthus blitum var. nanus Moq.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Amaranthus graecizans L. subsp. graecizans
Amaranthus graecizans subsp. thellungianus (Nevski) Gusev (1972)
Amaranthus graecizans subsp. sylvestris (Vill.) Brenan (1974)
Amaranthus graecizans subsp. aschersonianus (Thell.) Costea, Brenner & Tardif
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, branched from the base and usually also above, tuberous rootstock and a thickened stem base to 1,5 cm .
Ecology : Cultivated (usually irrigated) ground; seasonally flooded sandy flats; waste ground; ± sea-level to 2900 m alt. Comprises 3 subspp. Scattered throughout most of Africa; warmer parts of Europe through subtropical and tropical Asia to India.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. Europe, Asia,

Bibliography for North Africa :
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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): 327 
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 131388
 
Record n°131388 modified 2007-03-30
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