Amaranthus graecizans occurs scattered throughout tropical Africa, where it has been recorded for many countries. It is also distributed in. Preferred Scientific Name; Amaranthus graecizans. Preferred Common Name; prostrate pigweed. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Amaranthus graecizans is a ANNUAL growing to m (1ft 8in). It is frost tender. It is in leaf from May to October. The species is monoecious (individual flowers.

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American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world. Hafliger E, Brun-Hool J, unda.

Emergence of the seedling takes place 3—5 days after sowing. A drop in temperature overnight aids germination[]. Brenan, with leaves broadly ovate to rhombic-ovate or elliptical-ovate less than 2 times as long as broad and short tepal awns; and subsp.

Amaranthus graecizans

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America – in all areas except the extreme north. Nair Amaranthus thellungianus Nevski ex Vassilcz. There are citation in scholarly articles related to Amaranthus graecizans L.


By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! It prefers moist soil. Prices reasonable and rated grsecizans according size and resolution. No members of this genus are known to be poisonous, but when grown on nitrogen-rich soils they are known to concentrate nitrates in the leaves.

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Wild Plants of Malta & Gozo – Plant: Amaranthus graecizans (Spreading Pigweed)

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Amaranthus graecizans Amaranthus graecizans subsp. Not for the casual reader. An earlier sowing can be made in a greenhouse and the plants put out after the last expected frosts. Archived from the original xls on When whole plants are harvested they are uprooted after 4—5 weeks. Dietary values of wild and semi-wild edible plants in southern Ethiopia. It is also distributed in southern Amarahthus and in tropical and subtropical Asia, and has been introduced to the United States.


Amaranthus graeczans – L. Readable yet also very detailed. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Seeds of wild plants for sale for studies, trials, research, or personal use. Login eFloras Home Help.

It is especially popular as a vegetable in parts of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and elsewhere in southern Africa, and is sometimes a protected weed in backyards and home gardens. Intraspecific aneuploidy in Amaranthus graecizans. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Pudoc Scientific Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Amaranthus graecizans L.

Wild amaranth, prostrate amaranth, spreading pigweed En. It is amarnthus cultivated on a small scale in home gardens e. Most if not all members of this genus photosynthesize by a more efficient method than most plants. Brenan Amaranthus graecizans var. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.