Amaranthus L. - Pigweeds

Description of the genus

Britain: 36 taxa.

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SpeciesSpecies codeContent
acutilobus Uline & W.L. Bray
albus L.
arenicola I.M. Johnst.
blitoides S. Watson
blitum L.
bouchonii Thell.
capensis Thell. subsp. uncinatus (Thell.) Brenan
caudatus L.
clementii Domin
crassipes Schltdl.
crispus (Lesp. & Thévenau) N. Terracc.
cruentus L.
deflexus L.
graecizans L.[Agg]
graecizans L. subsp. graecizans
graecizans L. subsp. sylvestris (Vill.) Brenan
hybridus L.
hypochondriacus L.
macrocarpus Benth.
mitchellii Benth.
muricatus (Moq.) Hieron.
palmeri S. Watson
powellii S. Watson
quitensis Kunth
retroflexus L.
retroflexus × hybridus = A. × ozanonii (Thell.) C. Schust. & M. Goldschm.
rudis J.D. Sauer
schinzianus Thell.
scleropoides Uline & W.L. Bray
spinosus L.
standleyanus Parodi ex Covas
thunbergii Moq.
tricolor L.
tuberculatus (Moq.) J.D Sauer
viridis L.
watsonii Standl.

Other sources of information about Amaranthus:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Amaranthus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Amaranthus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Amaranthus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Amaranthus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-24

Hyde, M.A. (2024). UK Flora: Genus page: Amaranthus.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=184, retrieved 27 May 2024

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