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Taxon: Amaranthus australis (A. Gray) J. D. Sauer

 
Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Acnida
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 315340
Place of publication: Madroño 13:15. 1955
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Nov-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • southern amaranth  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • southern water-hemp  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • jätteamarant  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana (s.), Mississippi, North Carolina, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas (e.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Aragua (n.)]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Rio Grande do Sul]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  5. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  6. Sauer, J. D. 1955. Revision of the dioecious amaranths Madroño 13:5-46.
  7. Sauer, J. D. 1972. The dioecious amaranths: a new species name and major range extensions Madroño 21:430-431.
  8. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.

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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=315340. Accessed 16 December 2018.