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).

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 47 - 50. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus:

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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
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
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Amaranthus hybridus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Amaranthus hybridus
iNaturalist: Amaranthus hybridus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Amaranthus hybridus
JSTOR Plant Science: Amaranthus hybridus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Amaranthus hybridus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Amaranthus hybridus
Plants of the World Online: Amaranthus hybridus
Tropicos: Amaranthus hybridus
Wikipedia: Amaranthus hybridus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus., retrieved 22 October 2020

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