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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. Last Changed: 12-Apr-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1557 (1512 active, 1499 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • 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. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. 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.
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Clouse, J. W. et al. 2016. The Amaranth genome: Genome, transcriptome, and physical map assembly Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 9(1): doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.07.0062
  7. Coons, M. P. 1982. Relationships of Amaranthus caudatus Econ. Bot. 36:129.
  8. Costea, M. et al. 2001. Preliminary results toward a revision of the Amaranthus hybridus species complex (Amaranthaceae) (Sida) 19:957-960.
  9. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  10. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  11. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  12. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  13. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  14. Greizerstein, E. J. & L. Poggio 1992. Estudios citogenéticos de seis híbridos interespecíficos de Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae) (Darwiniana) 31:159-165.
  15. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  16. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  17. Kietlinski, K. D. et al. 2014. Relationships between the weedy Amaranthus hybridus (Amaranthaceae) and the grain amaranths Crop Sci. (Madison) 54:220-228.
  18. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  23. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  24. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  25. Sauer, J. D. 1967. The grain amaranths and their relatives: a revised taxonomic and geographic survey Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54:110-122.
  26. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  27. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2796. Accessed 21 October 2018.