Amaranthus acanthochiton

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Amaranthus acanthochiton


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Amaranthus
Species: Amaranthus acanthochiton


Amaranthus acanthochiton, J.D.Sauer, Madroño 13: 44. (1955), nom. nov.


  • Replaced synonym
    • Acanthochiton wrightii Torr., Sitgr. Rep.: 170. (1853)
      • Type locality (lectotype): United States: Pueblo Zuni.
      • Lectotype (designated by Sauer 1955: 44.): 1851-09, S.W. Woodhouse #s.n. GH GH00036979. Isolectotype?: NY01043139.


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, Utah
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico, Texas
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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English: Greenstripe (amaranth)
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