Amaranthus congestus

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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 congestus


Amaranthus congestus C.C.Towns., Kew Bull. 43(1): 103, fig. (1988).

  • Type: Venezuela: Distrito San Fernando; between the bank of the Río Orinoco, opposite Isla Peladura, and the lagunas ca. 1 km inland. 1977-04-25 – 1977-04-26, G. Davidse & A.C. González #12200A. Holotype: MO MO-247465; Isotype: VEN VEN246996.


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Northern South America
      • Venezuela

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


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