African Plant Database

Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell.
Protologue : Fl. Advent. Montpellier 38: 203. 1912 Thell. in Aschers. & Graebn., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5(1): 265. 1914. 203 (1912)
Information on the genus : Amaranthus
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Amaranthus dubius var. crassespicatus Suess.
=Amaranthus hybridus f. acicularis Suess.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.15 - 0.9 m. Alt: up to 20 m. Distribution: KN
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 50-51
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 47: 464-465 (1981).

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): 281
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