Amaranthus macrocarpus

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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 macrocarpus

Subspecies: A. m. subsp. macrocarpus – A. m. subsp. pallidus


Amaranthus macrocarpus Benth., Fl. Austral. 5: 216. (1870)

  • Lectotype (designated by Palmer 2009: 120.): Australia: New South Wales, junction of the Murray & Darling. 1853-12, F. Mueller #s.n. Lectotype: MEL MEL59717; Isolectotypes: MEL59716, K K000357413 (left-hand side specimens only), NSW NSW16811.


  • Homotypic
    • Euxolus macrocarpus (Benth.) F.Muell., Syst. Census Austral. Pl. 1: 29. (1882)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Hassler 2019)
    • Amaranthus macrocarpus var. melanocarpus Thell., Synops. Mitteleurop. Fl. 5(1): 311. (1914)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria

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


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