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Taxon: Amaranthus crispus (Lesp. & Thévenau) A. Braun ex J. M. Coult. & S. Watson

Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Albersia
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 319444
Place of publication: A. Gray, Manual ed. 6:428. 1890 Jan-Mar (N. Terraciano, Rendiconti Reale Accad. Sci. Fis. ser. 2, 4:188. 1890)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • crisp-leaf amaranth  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • krauser Fuchsschwanz  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Distributional Range:


    Southern America


    • Europe (s.)

    Northern America
    • United States (n.e.)


  1. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  2. Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. (F BuenAir)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  7. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Amaranthus crispus (Lesp. & Thévenau) A. Braun ex J. M. Coult. & S. Watson :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319444. Accessed 21 February 2019.