Taxon: Amaranthus caudatus L.

 
Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Amaranthus
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 2789
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:990. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/359011
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Apr-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 563 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F; F NAmer)
  • Human food: pseudocereal ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (w.)

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

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.w.)


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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=2789. Accessed 24 April 2018.