Amaranthus blitoides

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Amaranthus blitoides

Taxonavigation[edit]

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 blitoides

Name[edit]

Amaranthus blitoides S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12: 273 (-274). (1877)

  • Lectotype (designated by M.L. Fernald 1945, Rhodora 47: 139.): USA, Iowa, Ames., C.E. Bessey s.n.; Lectotype: GH: GH00036983.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Galliaria blitoides (S.Watson) Nieuwl., Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 278. (1914)
  • Heterotypic
    • Amaranthus blitoides var. reverchonii Uline & W.L.Bray, Bot. Gaz. 19(8): 315. (1894), as "Reverchoni"
    • Amaranthus reverchonii (Uline & W.L.Bray) Kov., Nauch. Trud. Vissh Selskostop. Inst. Plovdiv 23(1): 49. (1978)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Indiana, Michigan, Ohio
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Arkansas

Originally native to central and partly eastern United States. Introduced elsewhere in North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia (temperate).


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

References[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • eFloras 2008. Amaranthus blitoides in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Westamerikanischer Fuchsschwanz
English: Prostate Amaranth, Matweed, Mat Amaranth
español: Baleo, Ceñiglo, Cenizo, Hebreo
suomi: Lusikkarevonhäntä
hornjoserbsce: Ameriski šćěrjenc
italiano: Amaranto blitoide
日本語: アメリカビユ
Nederlands: Nerfamarant
norsk: Meldeamarant
Diné bizaad: Naazkaadí
sardu: Amarantu
svenska: Skedamarant
中文: 北美苋
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