Amaranthus spinosus

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Amaranthus spinosus

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 spinosus

Name[edit]

Amaranthus spinosus L., Sp. Pl. 2: 991. 1753

  • Type Location: "Habitat in Indiis". Lectotype (designated by Fawcett & Randle 1914: 130.): LINN LINN.1117.27.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Galliaria spinosa (L.) Nieuwl., Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 278. 1914
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Amaranthus caracasanus Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 2: 195. 1818
    • Amaranthus coracanus Mart., Hort. Erlang. 197. 1814
  • (+ ref. Govaerts 2019)
    • Amaranthus diacanthus Raf., Fl. Ludov.: 31 (1817)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Northern America
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest
  • Southern America
    • Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá
    • Caribbean
      • Bahamas, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Turks-Caicos Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.
    • Northern South America
      • Venezuela
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Galápagos, Peru
    • Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central
    • Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Paraguay

introduced elsewhere


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 spinosus in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Links[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Spiny Amaranth, Prickly Amaranth, Thorny Amaranth, Spiny Pigweed
español: Amaranto Espinoso, Bledo Espinoso, Ojo de Pescado, Pira Brava, Huisquilete con Espinas
suomi: Piikkirevonhäntä
Bahasa Indonesia: Bayam duri
日本語: ハリビユ
Bahasa Melayu: Pokok Bayam Duri
Chi-Chewa: Bonongwe
తెలుగు: ముళ్ళ తోటకూర
中文: 刺莧
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