Amaranthus praetermissus Brenan

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: praetermissus: omitted, neglected
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 5.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 4.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 67. (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 54 - 56. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Amaranthus praetermissus:

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Flora of Botswana: Amaranthus praetermissus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Amaranthus praetermissus
African Plant Database: Amaranthus praetermissus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Amaranthus praetermissus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Amaranthus praetermissus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Amaranthus praetermissus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Amaranthus praetermissus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Amaranthus praetermissus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Amaranthus praetermissus
iNaturalist: Amaranthus praetermissus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Amaranthus praetermissus
JSTOR Plant Science: Amaranthus praetermissus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Amaranthus praetermissus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Amaranthus praetermissus
Plants of the World Online: Amaranthus praetermissus
Tropicos: Amaranthus praetermissus
Wikipedia: Amaranthus praetermissus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Amaranthus praetermissus., retrieved 21 January 2022

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