Taxon: Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. blitum

Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Albersia
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 430519
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Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • aufsteigender Fuchsschwanz  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Sida 19:979. 2001)

Distributional Range:



  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Hungary
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized


  • Costea, M. et al. 2001. Notes on some little known Amaranthus taxa (Amaranthaceae) in the United States (Sida) 19:979.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)


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