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Chenopodium murale L.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 219 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Chenopodium
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (naturalised-introduced), is synonym of : Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
Status for NA : rejected (naturalised-introduced), is synonym of : Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
Status for SA : rejected (naturalised-introduced), is synonym of : Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
Status for TA : rejected (naturalised-introduced), is synonym of : Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chenopodium murale L. var. murale
 Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chenopodium longidjawense Peter
=Chenopodium murale var. acutidentatum Aellen
=Chenopodium guineense Jacq. (1789)
=Chenopodium murale var. albescens Moq.
=Chenopodium murale var. microphyllum Coss. & Germ. (1845)
=Chenopodium murale var. paucidentatum Beck
=Chenopodium murale var. spissidentatum Murr (1903)
=*Chenopodium murale f. rifeum Sennen
 
Taxon infra-specific
Chenopodium murale L. var. murale
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, to 90 cm high, erect or spreading, normally muchbranched; subacute leaves in dense basal rosette; ± 15 cm high.
Ecology : Weed of crops, old cultivations and pastures; to 1950 m alt. (1520-2750 m in Kenya). Cosmopolitan. Introduced in N. America and Australia. For C. murale var. schimperi Aschers., see C. fasciculosum.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
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Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
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Bibliography other :
  • Lebrun J.P. (1999). Supplément au Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Candollea 54(2): 372
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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Record n°131622 modified 2007-04-16
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