Photo: Bart WurstenCnr Lanner/Teviotdale Ave, Borrowdale Common. Photograph by: Ton Rulkens. Amaranthus lividus subsp. Mapaura, A. The species name Amaranthus lividus may refer to: Amaranthus lividus L. = Amaranthus blitum L. Amaranthus lividus Roxb. Results. Stems and leaves are smooth and hairless, sometimes shiny in appearance. Overview. Name. Leaves of the subspecies oleraceus. 1, boromonema (FB) (GUINEA, MANDING-MANINKA), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Probct. Vernacular names [edit wikidata ... Tropicos link: Amaranthus blitum L. (Syn. Amaranthus lividus L. Synonym. (eds) (2004), Mbowa (Shona) [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. var. ... Common Names. Pistillate flowers: tepals 3, elliptic or spatulate, not clawed, equal or subequal, 0.8–1.5 mm, margins entire, apex broadly acute; style branches erect; stigmas 3. Aztecs and peoples of other cultures consumed both the leafy greens and the seeds, and they used the plants as medicinal herbs and as a source of ceremonial face and body paint. Annual herb, prostrate, decumbent or ascending. 1, mbum bu digèn = female spinach (JGA) (SENEGAL, WOLOF), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Artportalen (plant) (2005) Synonymer. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Amaranthus graecizans . 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 16. polygonoides (Moq.) Amaranthus lividus forma pseudogracilis Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus, forma pseudogracilis Thellung, in Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. Khutura sak. Amaranth Scientific name: Amaranthus powellii, or Amaranthus retroflexus, Amaranthus deflexus, Amaranthus lividus, Amaranthus graecizans, Amaranthus viridis Amaranthus lividus L. Images from the web. polygonoides (Moq.) It is in leaf from April to October, in flower from June to August, and the seeds ripen from July to September. Utricles compressed, subglobose to obovate, 1.2–2.5(–3) mm, exceeding tepals, smooth or faintly rugose, indehiscent. Amaranthus mucronatus Poir. It is commonly called love-lies-bleeding or tassel flower. Amaranthus lividus L. Amaranthus ascendens Loisel. Flowerhead of the cultivated subspecies oleraceus. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. click on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Amaranthus thumbnails at the Plants Gallery Britton, N.L., and A. ARABIC : شدخ Shadakh. 1980; J. P. M. Brenan and C. C. Townsend 1980; R. K. Brummitt 1984). Entry for Amaranthus blitum Linnaeus [family AMARANTHACEAE]. Pl. Common names 凹葉野莧菜;凹頭莧 in language. Pigweed (English). [family AMARANTHACEAE], Type? lividus [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. 990 1753. Stem simple or branching from the base, more or less angular, mostly glabrous. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Amaranthus viridis is a vigorous, erect, branched, annual plant growing 10 - 100cm tall. (Moquin-Tandon) Probst. 1, livid amaranth, Flora of North America Vol. Common names English wild amaranth, green amaranth. Widespread in warm temperate and tropical regions of New and Old Worlds. Staminate flowers clustered at tips of spikes; tepals 3; stamens 3. Townsend, C.C. Amaranthus blitum is of tropical origin and not common in temperate regions. & Timberlake, J. The name was first applied to the related Celosia (Amaranthus and Celosia share long-lasting dried flowers), as Amaranthus plants were not yet known in Europe. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Type of Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. English. SENEGAL : WOLOF mbum bu digèn = female spinach (JGA) GUINEA-BISSAU : CRIOULO bredo femea (EPdS) GUINEA : KISSI fondulo (FB) LOMA pélé uluzedigpoie (FB) MANDING-MANINKA boromonema (FB) GHANA : AKAN-ASANTE efai (Rattray) NIGERIA : EFIK ìnyàη˚ (RFGA) IGBO (‘Ibugo’) ìnìnè ḿmē (NWT) It is frost tender. ascendens (Lois.) Thell. Common names: Mbowa (Shona) Mohwa (Shona) Mowa (Shona) Pigweed (English) An easy-to-grow annual with a big garden presence, amaranthus is tricky to find in the garden center but can be grown from seed. Sorting Amaranthus names Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) : Amaranthus albus L. A; ... Amaranthus lividus L. convar. polygonoides. polygonoides Moq. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. The flower stalks emerge midsummer and lengthen until the first frost. Amaranthus gets its unusual common name from the ropelike deep magenta flower stalks. Search Google Appliance Enter the terms you wish to search for. 4, ìnyàη˚ (RFGA) (NIGERIA, EFIK), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Leaves glabrous or with sparse hairs on the main veins below, long petiolate, up to 9 cm. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. - select - English Finnish French Italian Spanish Swedish. Amaranthus blitum is of tropical origin and not common in temperate regions. Bracts of pistillate flowers lanceolate, inconspicuous, 0.5 mm, shorter than tepals. Amaranthus emarginatus Salzmann ex Uline & Bray, subsp. of Amaranthus polystachyus Willd. The leaf axils bear pairs of fine and slender spines. The plant is self-fertile. It has been cultivated in Europe as a minor leaf-vegetable crop, but now it is declining and its range is becoming progressively smaller. Stems angled or with longitudinal lines or ridges, green or brown, leaves alternate, broadly lance late to ovate, discolors, conspicuously veined beneath, up to 7 cm long, 4 cm wide. In Europe, it may be possible to distinguish two or three subspecies within Amaranthus blitum. var. Fl. pseudogracilis (Thellung) Hugin, Willdenowia 16: 463. Photograph by: Dalgial. Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. Thell. Amaranthus lividus ssp. Inflorescences slender terminal spikes or panicles and also axillary clusters, in some forms only axillary clusters are present; spikes erect or sometimes reflexed, green, leafless at least distally. Common names. [family AMARANTHACEAE], efai (Rattray) (GHANA, AKAN-ASANTE), Burkill, H.M. 1985. 2: 4. Amaranthus lividus Roxb. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5 and is not frost tender. Priszter Amaranthus lividus L. var. Point of Contact: itiswebmaster@itis.gov. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Vol. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Sp. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record, Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window), Mapaura, A. (Includes a picture). polygonoides (Moquin-Tandon) Cattetero. Photograph by: Lazaregagnidze. tropical amaranth. polygonoides Moq. polygoncides (Moq.) The occurrence and distribution of infraspecific taxa of the A. blitum complex is insufficiently known in North America and requires additional floristic and taxonomic studies, although it appears that the most common is subsp. ascendens (Loisel.) Brown. In many temperate countries (in particular in Europe), A. blitum persists mostly as an uncommon and sporadic weed in greenhouses, ornamental gardens, and flower beds. The upright form, A. blitum oleraceus (often called A. lividus) is a common weed and a much used wild leaf vegetable in the tropics. BASIONYM: Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus, forma pseudogracilis Thellung 1914. Synonyms: Amaranthus adscendens Loisel. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Aluka®, and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency ITIS Teams. Botanical Name : Amaranthus lividus L. Synonyms : Amaranthusb litum subsp., oleraceus (L.) Costea Common Name : Tandaljo, Ukadi Bhaji, Varsad ni Bhaji Plant Family : Amaranthaceae Plant Form : Herb Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park About Amaranthus lividus Plant : Habit : A tall erect succulent herb, procumbent, 15 - 40 cm high. Threat status Europe: Not evaluated (IUCN) The EUNIS species component has very limited information about this species. ©2000-2020 ITHAKA. Thell., Amaranthus lividus L. var. Only three species are commonly grown as minor food crops in modern agriculture: … Amaranthus lividus L. Amaranthus lividus L. is a synonym of Amaranthus blitum subsp. oleraceus (L.) Costea French Polynesia Society Islands Mehetia (Mahetia, Meetia) Island introduced The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. Overview . 1, (‘Ibugo’) ìnìnè ḿmē (NWT) (NIGERIA, IGBO), Burkill, H.M. 1985. amaranthus: From the Greek a- ‘without’ or ‘lacking’ and maraino ‘to fade’, meaning unfading and referring to the durability of the flowers of some species. var. SubSpecies Varieties Races Amaranthus blitum subsp. subsp. Townsend (1985, 1988) and Aellen and Akeroyd (1993) used the name A. lividus, but the Committee for Spermatophyta, meeting in 1984 (Taxon, 1984), decided that a choice between the two earliest Linnaean names (A. blitum and A. lividus) should depend on the name selected when they were first combined. 3 vols. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Probst : Amaranthus lividus var. Amarant is an archaic variant. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Type of Euxolus viridis DC. 1913. Thell. 0. Mitteleur. Some literature records of A. blitum from southern regions of North America are misidentifications of A. viridis, and vice versa; because of that the distributions of these two species in the flora area require critical reassessment. 1980; J. P. M. Brenan and C. C. Townsend 1980; R. K. Brummitt 1984). Amaranthus lividus var. Click below on a thumbnail map or name … Amaranthus viridis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Order: Caryophyllales Family: Amaranthaceae Genus: Amaranthus Species: A. viridis Binomial name Amaranthus viridis L. Amaranthus viridis is a cosmopolitan species in the botanical family Amaranthaceae and is commonly known as slender amaranth or green amaranth. polygonoides Moq. The results can also be downloaded as a CSV file (Unicode UTF-8 encoding).. 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