Amaranthus viridis L.

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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Insects associated with this species: Zizeeria knysna (Food plant)
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 68. (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.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 48 - 59. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Amaranthus viridis
Flora of Mozambique: Amaranthus viridis
Flora of Zambia: Amaranthus viridis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Amaranthus viridis., retrieved 25 April 2018

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