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Taxon: Amaranthus graecizans L.

 
Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Albersia
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 101536
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:990. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Amaranthus graecizans auct. (= A. blitoides S. Watson)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan (possibly)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (s. & Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

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Check other web resources for Amaranthus graecizans L. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101536. Accessed 20 November 2018.