Amaranthus bouchonii

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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 bouchonii



Amaranthus bouchonii Thell., Monde Pl. 27(160): 4. (1926)

  • Lectotype (designated by Iamonico 2015): France: Bordeaux, [introduced from America]: 25 September 1925, A.Bouchon #s.n. Lectotype: US US00106237. Isolectotype: Z Z-000000238. Possible Syntype?: EMMA7345.

Accepted by Hassler 2019, Wilkin 1992, and Iamonico 2015. Considered as synonym of Amaranthus hybridus by Govaerts 2019.


  • Homotypic
    • Amaranthus hybridus subsp. bouchonii (Thell.) O.Bolòs & Vigo, Butl. Inst. Catalana Hist. Nat., Secc. Bot. 38(1): 89. (1974)
    • Amaranthus hybridus var. bouchonii (Thell.) Lambinon, Candollea 52(2): 273. (1997)
    • Amaranthus powellii subsp. bouchonii (Thell.) Costea & Carretero, Sida 19(4): 964. (2001)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Montana, Oregon, Washington
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Pennsylvania

Introduced into South America (Argentina), Europe (France, Italy, Greece (incl. Kiklades), Slovakia, Crete, East Aegaean Isl.), Asia (Russian Far East)

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



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