Amaranthus polygonoides

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Amaranthus polygonoides (fig. 2, lectotype )
Amaranthus polygonoides

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 polygonoides

Name[edit]

Amaranthus polygonoides L., Pl. Jamaic. Pug. 27. (1759)

  • Lectotype (designated by Henrickson 1999, Sida 18: 797.): Jamaica. Sloane, Voy. Madera Jamaica t. 92, f. 2 (1707). Lectotype: BM (Herb. Sloane 2: 116).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Albersia polygonoides (L.) Kunth, Fl. Berol., ed. 2, 2: 144. (1823)
    • Amblogyna polygonoides (L.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 42. (1837)
    • Glomeraria polygonoides (L.) Cav., Elench. Pl. Horti Matr.: 17. (1803)
    • Roemeria polygonoides (L.) Moench, Methodus: 341. (1794)
    • Sarratia polygonoides (L.) Moq., in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 270. (1849)
    • Euxolus polygonoides (L.) Nakai, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 35: p. 122. (1921), nom. illeg. (later homonym of Euxolus polygonoides Thwaites, 1861).
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Amaranthus berlandieri (Moq.) Uline & W.L.Bray, Bot. Gaz. 19: 268. (1894)
    • Amaranthus taishanensis F.Z.Li & C.K.Ni, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 116. (1981)
    • Sarratia berlandieri Moq., in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 268. (1849)
  • (+ ref. Hassler 2019)
    • Amaranthus blitum Rchb. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot. [Steudel], ed. 2. 1: 69. (1840), nom. inval.
    • Amaranthus verticillatus Pav. ex Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 270. (1849), nom. inval. in syn.

Homonyms[edit]

  • Amaranthus polygonoides Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 602. (1832), nom. illeg.
  • Amaranthus polygonoides Zoll. ex Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 274. (1849), nom. inval. in syn.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Florida, South Carolina
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest
  • Southern America
    • Central America
      • Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
    • Caribbean
      • Aruba, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

Introduced into: Belgium, China Southeast, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Trinidad-Tobago


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

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

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

Links[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tropical Amaranth
suomi: Suppilorevonhäntä
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