Taxon profile


Guernsey Pigweed
Amaranthus blitum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Amaranthaceae »  genus Amaranthus - pigweed

Scientific synonyms

Albersia arenaria Schur
Albersia ascendens Fourr.
Albersia blitum Kunth
Albersia livida Kunth
Amaranthus albus Rodschied ex F.Dietr.
Amaranthus alius K.Krause
Amaranthus ascendens Loisel.
Amaranthus berchtoldii Seidl ex Opiz
Amaranthus blitonius St.-Lag.
Amaranthus blitum subsp. polygonoides (Zoll. ex Moq.) Carretero

Other names

= Purple Amaranth


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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Amaranthus blitum L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Amaranthus blitum L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Amaranthus blitum]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
EN Pest Information Wiki [Amaranthus_lividus_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Amaranthus lividus L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Amaranthus blitum L.]
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Amaranthus blitum L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Amaranthus blitum L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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