African Plant Database

Amaranthus tricolor L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 989 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Amaranthus
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (problematic)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amaranthus tricolor subsp. tristis (L.) Aellen (1987)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Amaranthus tricolor var. tristis (L.) Thell.
=Amaranthus tristis L. (1753)
=Amaranthus inamoenus Willd. (1805)
=Amaranthus tristis Willd. (1790)
=Amaranthus gangeticus L. (1759)
Ecology and distribution
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]: 52-53
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 203 (1962) 
  • Med-Checklist 1: 48 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 132 (1999).

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): 366 
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