African Plant Database


Chenopodium giganteum D. Don
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Family (APGIII) : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 75 (1825)
Information on the genus : Chenopodium
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chenopodium album subsp. amaranthicolor H.J. Coste & A. Reyn. (1905)
=Chenopodium amaranthicolor (H.J. Coste & A. Reyn.) H.J. Coste & A. Reyn. (1907)
=Chenopodium amaranticolor (H.J. Coste & A. Reyn.) H.J. Coste & A. Reyn. (1907)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 1 - 3 m. Alt: 1525 m. Distribution: FS, GA, LP, NC, WC, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 95

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 182 (1932).  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 39 (1962). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 58: 21
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 48 (1979).
  • Med-Checklist 1: 299 (1984).
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 114
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • 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: 147
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 98 (1999).
  • 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:
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 144
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 26544
 
Record n°26544 created 2008-09-15 - modified 2008-09-15
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