Amaranthus hybridus L.
subsp. cruentus (L.) Thell.

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Synonyms: subsp. incurvatus sensu Brenan
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Derivation of specific name: hybridus: hybrid; cruentus: blood-stained
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 56. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 20.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 47 - 50. (Includes a picture).


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Flora of Botswana: Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus
Flora of Malawi: Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus
Flora of Mozambique: Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus
Flora of Zambia: Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Amaranthus hybridus
African Plant Database: Amaranthus hybridus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Amaranthus hybridus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Amaranthus hybridus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Amaranthus hybridus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Amaranthus hybridus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Amaranthus hybridus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Amaranthus hybridus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Amaranthus hybridus
Ispot Southern Africa: Amaranthus hybridus
JSTOR Plant Science: Amaranthus hybridus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Amaranthus hybridus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Amaranthus hybridus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Amaranthus hybridus
Tropicos: Amaranthus hybridus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus., retrieved 25 September 2017

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