Amaranthus graecizans L.
subsp. graecizans

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Common names:
Frequency: Apparently rare.
Status: Native
In this subspecies the larger leaves are at least 2.5 times as long as broad, oblong to linear-lanceolate.
Notes: See subsp. silvestris for general description details.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In Zimbabwe not recorded for this subspecies.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Scattered through most of tropical Africa, the warmer parts of Europe and through subtropical and tropical Asia as far as India.
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 65. (Includes a picture).

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.

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 56 - 57.

Other sources of information about Amaranthus graecizans subsp. graecizans:

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Flora of Botswana: Amaranthus graecizans subsp. graecizans
Flora of Zambia: Amaranthus graecizans subsp. graecizans

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Amaranthus graecizans
African Plant Database: Amaranthus graecizans
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Amaranthus graecizans
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Amaranthus graecizans
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JSTOR Plant Science: Amaranthus graecizans
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Amaranthus graecizans
Plants of the World Online: Amaranthus graecizans
Tropicos: Amaranthus graecizans
Wikipedia: Amaranthus graecizans

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Amaranthus graecizans subsp. graecizans., retrieved 4 March 2024

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