Taxon profile


Amaranthus caudatus L.

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

Scientific synonyms

Amaranthus abyssinicus L.H.Bailey
Amaranthus alopecurus Hochst. ex A.Br. & C.D.Bouché
Amaranthus cararu Moq.
Amaranthus caudatus subsp. mantegazzianus (Pass.) Hanelt
Amaranthus caudatus var. albiflorus Moq.
Amaranthus caudatus var. alopecurus Moq.
Amaranthus caudatus var. maximus (Mill.) Moq.
Amaranthus dussi
Amaranthus dussii Sprenger
Amaranthus edulis Speg.

Other names

= Tassel Flower


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Amaranthus caudatus subsp. saueri V. Jehlík

Amaranthus caudatus subsp. saueri

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 caudatus L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Amaranthus caudatus L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Amaranthus_caudatus_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Amaranthus caudatus L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Amaranthus caudatus L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Amaranthus caudatus L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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