African Plant Database


Amaranthus caudatus L.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 990 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Amaranthus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Amaranthus quitensis Kunth (1818)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- in states:

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 47 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Atlant. 2: 343 (1799). 
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1890). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(4): 768  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 197 (1962) 
  • Med-Checklist 1: 46 (1984).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 131 (1999).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 187 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 296
 
Record n°296 modified 2008-06-25
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