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Taxon: Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.

 
Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Amaranthus
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 2796
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:991. 1753 "hypocondriacus"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/359012
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1556 (1504 active, 1490 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru


    Other (probable origin North America)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Bayón, N. D. 2015. Revisión taxonómica de las especies monoicas de Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae): Amaranthus subg. Amaranthus y Amaranthus subg. Albersia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 101:261-383.
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: = Amaranthus hybridus var. hybridus
  4. Clouse, J. W. et al. 2016. The amaranth genome: genome, transcriptome, and physical map assembly. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 9(1):1-14. DOI: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.07.0062
  5. Coons, M. P. 1982. Relationships of Amaranthus caudatus. Econ. Bot. 36:129.
  6. Costea, M. et al. 2001. Preliminary results toward a revision of the Amaranthus hybridus species complex (Amaranthaceae). Sida 19:957-960.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  10. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Amaranthus+hypochondriacus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  12. Greizerstein, E. J. & L. Poggio. 1992. Estudios citogenéticos de seis híbridos interespecíficos de Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae). Darwiniana 31:159-165.
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  14. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: = subsp.
  15. Kietlinski, K. D. et al. 2014. Relationships between the weedy Amaranthus hybridus (Amaranthaceae) and the grain amaranths. Crop Sci. (Madison) 54:220-228.
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  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
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  20. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  21. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  22. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  23. Sauer, J. D. 1967. The grain amaranths and their relatives: a revised taxonomic and geographic survey. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54:110-122.
  24. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: = Amaranthus hybridus subsp. hybridus
  25. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  27. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)
  28. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Amaranthus hypochondriacus L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?2796. Accessed 16 September 2019.