Amaranthus mitchellii

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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 mitchellii


Amaranthus mitchellii Benth., Fl. Austral. 5: 214. (1870)

  • Lectotype (designated by Palmer 2009: 121-122.): Australia: Narran River, [probably New South Wales]. 1846-03-24, T.L. Mitchell s.n. Lectotype: K K000356723; Isolectotypes: BM BM000894979 (top right-hand specimen only), MEL MEL 59723.


  • Homotypic
    • Euxolus mitchellii (Benth.) F.Muell., in E.Giles, Geogr. Trav. Centr. Austr.: 214. (1875)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Amaranthus mitchellii var. strictifolius Domin, Biblioth. Bot. 89: 78. (1921)


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

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


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