Chenopodium berlandieri subsp. nuttalliae

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Chenopodium berlandieri subsp. nuttalliae


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Chenopodioideae
Tribus: Chenopodieae
Genus: Chenopodium
Species: Chenopodium berlandieri
Subspecies: Chenopodium berlandieri subsp. nuttalliae


Chenopodium berlandieri Moq. subsp. nuttalliae (Saff.) H.Dan.Wilson & Heiser, Amer. J. Bot. 66(2): 205. (1979)

Sometimes also considered as a synonym of Chenopodium quinoa.


  • Basionym
    • Chenopodium nuttalliae Saff., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 8: 523. (1918)
      • Type: Mexico: cultivated in the vicinity of Mexico City and purchased in the market at Xochimilco, 25 Nov 1917 by Mrs. Zelia Nuttall. Holotype: US.


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Mexico
      • Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Ciudad de Mexico, Hidalgo, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Puebla, Veracruz

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Huauzontle
español: Huauzontle
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