Amaranthus sclerantoides

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Amaranthus sclerantoides (fig. 1-2)


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 sclerantoides


Amaranthus sclerantoides (Andersson) Andersson, Kongl. Svenska Freg. Eugenies Resa, Bot. 2: 59. (1861)


  • Basionym
    • Euxolus sclerantoides Andersson, Galapagos Veg. 2: 163 (-164). (1854)
      • Type: Ecuador: Galapagos Islands: Charles Island. 1852-05, Andersson, N.J. s.n. Lectotype: S S07-12532; Isolectotypes: GH GH00037038, LD LD1677691, MO MO-2064129, SR SR-256.
  • Heterotypic
    • Amaranthus rugulosus (J.T.Howell) Kov., Nauch. Trud. Vissh Selskostop. Inst. Plovdiv 23(1): 52. (1978)
    • Amaranthus sclerantoides f. abingdonensis A.Stewart, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 1: 54, pl. II, fig. 1. (1911)
    • Amaranthus sclerantoides f. rugulosus J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 94. (1933)
    • Amaranthus sclerantoides f. albemarlensis A.Stewart, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 1: 55, pl. II, fig. 2. (1911)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Western South America
      • Galapagos

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


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