Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell.

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Amaranthus dubius

Picture: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Amaranthus dubius

Picture: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Amaranthus dubius

Picture: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Amaranthus dubius

Picture: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Amaranthus dubius

Picture: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Amaranthus patulus sensu Baker & Clarke in F.T.A. 6, 1: 33 (1909) non Bertol.
Amaranthus tristis sensu Moq. in DC., Prodr. 13, 2: 260 (1849) non L.
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Status: Introduced
Description:
Type location:
cultivated specimen
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: dubius: uncertain, doubtful
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Worldwide distribution: native in tropical America but now almost throughout the tropics of the world.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E
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Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 144.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 16.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 20.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 48 - 51. (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Amaranthus dubius.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122130, retrieved 27 July 2021

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