Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record, Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window), Mapaura, A. 1, fondulo (FB) (GUINEA, KISSI), Burkill, H.M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. polygonoides (Moq.) Vernacular names [edit wikidata ... Tropicos link: Amaranthus blitum L. (Syn. Amaranthus angustifolius Lam., Amaranthus lividus L.) Amaranthus blitum species of plant. Amaranthus lividus forma pseudogracilis Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus, forma pseudogracilis Thellung, in Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. 1, (‘Ibugo’) ìnìnè ḿmē (NWT) (NIGERIA, IGBO), Burkill, H.M. 1985. The upright form, A. blitum oleraceus (often called A. lividus) is a common weed and a much used wild leaf vegetable in the tropics. polygonoides. ascendens (Lois.) Vol. Click below on a thumbnail map or name … SubSpecies Varieties Races Amaranthus blitum subsp. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. The results can also be downloaded as a CSV file (Unicode UTF-8 encoding).. See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions. Amarant is an archaic variant. Results. Synonyms: Amaranthus adscendens Loisel. Only three species are commonly grown as minor food crops in modern agriculture: … Photograph by: Ton Rulkens. 1913. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Some literature records of A. blitum from southern regions of North America are misidentifications of A. viridis, and vice versa; because of that the distributions of these two species in the flora area require critical reassessment. Language. var. 3 vols. The flower stalks emerge midsummer and lengthen until the first frost. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Assamese. & Timberlake, J. Amaranthus lividus L. Amaranthus lividus L. is a synonym of Amaranthus blitum subsp. Plants annual, glabrous. Amaranthus spinosus, commonly known as the spiny amaranth, spiny pigweed, prickly amaranth or thorny amaranth, is a plant is native to the tropical Americas, but is present on most continents as an introduced species and sometimes a noxious weed.It can be a serious weed of rice cultivation in Asia. Amaranthus viridis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Order: Caryophyllales Family: Amaranthaceae Genus: Amaranthus Species: A. viridis Binomial name Amaranthus viridis L. Amaranthus viridis is a cosmopolitan species in the botanical family Amaranthaceae and is commonly known as slender amaranth or green amaranth. Amaranthus lividus Roxb. Sorting Amaranthus names Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) : Amaranthus albus L. A; ... Amaranthus lividus L. convar. Stem simple or branching from the base, more or less angular, mostly glabrous. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5 and is not frost tender. 1, boromonema (FB) (GUINEA, MANDING-MANINKA), Burkill, H.M. 1985. 1980; J. P. M. Brenan and C. C. Townsend 1980; R. K. Brummitt 1984). Inflorescences slender terminal spikes or panicles and also axillary clusters, in some forms only axillary clusters are present; spikes erect or sometimes reflexed, green, leafless at least distally. - select - English Finnish French Italian Spanish Swedish. "Amaranth" derives from Greek ἀμάραντος (amárantos), "unfading", with the Greek word for "flower", ἄνθος (ánthos), factoring into the word's development as amaranth, the unfading flower. Widespread in warm temperate and tropical regions of New and Old Worlds. Leaves glabrous or with sparse hairs on the main veins below, long petiolate, up to 9 cm. It is in leaf from April to October, in flower in August, and the seeds ripen in September. polygonoides Moq. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. The occurrence and distribution of infraspecific taxa of the A. blitum complex is insufficiently known in North America and requires additional floristic and taxonomic studies, although it appears that the most common is subsp. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. 0. polygonoides (Moq.) oleraceus (L.) Costea Ecuador (Galápagos Islands) Santa Cruz Group Santa Cruz Island introduced invasive Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) As Amaranthus lividus = Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. oleraceus (L.) Costea This name is a synonym of Amaranthus blitum subsp. polygonoides. 1, mbum bu digèn = female spinach (JGA) (SENEGAL, WOLOF), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Thell. 1, Purple amaranth, Flora of North America Vol. It is commonly called love-lies-bleeding or tassel flower. Priszter Amaranthus lividus L. var. polygonoides (Moquin-Tandon) Cattetero. Pl. A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. Photograph by: Lazaregagnidze. Name. Search Google Appliance Enter the terms you wish to search for. The species name Amaranthus lividus may refer to: Amaranthus lividus L. = Amaranthus blitum L. Amaranthus lividus Roxb. Amaranthus gets its unusual common name from the ropelike deep magenta flower stalks. ascendens (Loisel.) The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. 1, bredo femea (EPdS) (GUINEA-BISSAU, CRIOULO), Burkill, H.M. 1985. SENEGAL : WOLOF mbum bu digèn = female spinach (JGA) GUINEA-BISSAU : CRIOULO bredo femea (EPdS) GUINEA : KISSI fondulo (FB) LOMA pélé uluzedigpoie (FB) MANDING-MANINKA boromonema (FB) GHANA : AKAN-ASANTE efai (Rattray) NIGERIA : EFIK ìnyàη˚ (RFGA) IGBO (‘Ibugo’) ìnìnè ḿmē (NWT) 4, ìnyàη˚ (RFGA) (NIGERIA, EFIK), Burkill, H.M. 1985. 1, livid amaranth, Flora of North America Vol. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Aluka®, and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. 4, wild amaranth, green amaranth., Burkill, H.M. 1985. Common names English wild amaranth, green amaranth. Amaranthus blitum is a ANNUAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). Mohwa (Shona) Thell. Mowa (Shona) Amaranthus spinosus is an Annual herb with multi-branched, smooth, herbaceous annual growing to 2 ft. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. 1, pélé uluzedigpoie (FB) (GUINEA, LOMA), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Leaves of the subspecies oleraceus. Central AmericaSouth AmericaEurasiaAfrica.USA Ala.USA Calif.USA Fla.USA Ga.USA La.USA Md.USA Mass.USA Miss.USA N.H.USA N.J.USA N.Y.USA N.C.USA OhioUSA Pa.USA S.C.USA Tex.USA UtahUSA Va.Canada Ont.Canada Que. Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. Photograph by: Dalgial. (Moquin-Tandon) Probst. 1. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Sp. Probst : Amaranthus lividus var. Amaranthus lividus var. The leaf axils bear pairs of fine and slender spines. Bracts of pistillate flowers lanceolate, inconspicuous, 0.5 mm, shorter than tepals. Pistillate flowers: tepals 3, elliptic or spatulate, not clawed, equal or subequal, 0.8–1.5 mm, margins entire, apex broadly acute; style branches erect; stigmas 3. 1987. Khutura sak. (1988). Stems ascending to prostrate, sometimes erect, simple or branched, sometimes radiating from base and forming mats, 0.1–0.6 m. Leaves: petiole usually equaling to 2 times as long as blade; blade ovate or obovate, 1–6 × 0.5–4 cm, base tapering or cuneate, margins entire, plane, apex distinctly emarginate to almost bilobate, mucronate. Thell., Amaranthus lividus L. var. In many temperate countries (in particular in Europe), A. blitum persists mostly as an uncommon and sporadic weed in greenhouses, ornamental gardens, and flower beds. English. Flowerhead of the cultivated subspecies oleraceus. Common names: Mbowa (Shona) Mohwa (Shona) Mowa (Shona) Pigweed (English) Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 48 - 59. 1980; J. P. M. Brenan and C. C. Townsend 1980; R. K. Brummitt 1984). amaranthus: From the Greek a- ‘without’ or ‘lacking’ and maraino ‘to fade’, meaning unfading and referring to the durability of the flowers of some species. Amaranthus emarginatus Salzmann ex Uline & Bray, subsp. Amaranthus blitum is of tropical origin and not common in temperate regions. (Zollinger) Thellung. Overview. (eds) (2004). As Amaranthus lividus = Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. Thell [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. (eds) (2004), Mbowa (Shona) Townsend (1985, 1988) and Aellen and Akeroyd (1993) used the name A. lividus, but the Committee for Spermatophyta, meeting in 1984 (Taxon, 1984), decided that a choice between the two earliest Linnaean names (A. blitum and A. lividus) should depend on the name selected when they were first combined. of Amaranthus polystachyus Willd. Amaranthus lividus ssp. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. It has been cultivated in Europe as a minor leaf-vegetable crop, but now it is declining and its range is becoming progressively smaller. The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Amaranthus graecizans . lividus: Dull grey Amaranthus mucronatus Poir. click on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Amaranthus thumbnails at the Plants Gallery Britton, N.L., and A. It is in leaf from April to October, in flower from June to August, and the seeds ripen from July to September. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. An easy-to-grow annual with a big garden presence, amaranthus is tricky to find in the garden center but can be grown from seed. polygonoides Moq. Bibliographic References. = Amaranthus tricolor L. This is a disambiguation page; it lists other pages that would otherwise share the same title. [family AMARANTHACEAE], efai (Rattray) (GHANA, AKAN-ASANTE), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Townsend, C.C. Stems angled or with longitudinal lines or ridges, green or brown, leaves alternate, broadly lance late to ovate, discolors, conspicuously veined beneath, up to 7 cm long, 4 cm wide. 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