African Plant Database


Chenopodium giganteum D. Don
Family : 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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 95 (1991).

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
More information >> ( work in progress )
 
Record n°26544 created 2008-09-15 - modified 2008-09-15
Feedback about this record