Amaranthus pumilus

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Amaranthus pumilus


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 pumilus


Amaranthus pumilus Raf., Med. Repos. ser. 2, 5: 360. (1808)

  • Type locality: New Jersey, Island at Egg-Harbour.
  • Lectotype (designated by Macklin, Moore & Lendemer, 2005: 275): United States, New Jersey, Mant(ua). C.S. Rafinesque s.n. Lectotype: PH: PH00002353


  • Homotypic
    • Euxolus pumilus (Raf.) Chapm., Fl. South. U.S. 381. (1860)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America (coastal)
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Connecticut, Masachusettes (extinct), New Jersey (extinct), New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode I.
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina , Virginia (extinct)

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

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


Vernacular names[edit]

English: seaside amaranth, sea beach amaranth
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