3 vols. polygonoides (Moq.) As Amaranthus lividus = Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. Probct. polygonoides Moq. Amaranthus blitum is of tropical origin and not common in temperate regions. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. 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. Occasionally the plant may become a short-lived perennial [ 299 Protabase - … Point of Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Amaranthus species Amaranthus blitum Name Homonyms Amaranthus lividus L. Amaranthus lividus Hook.f. oleraceus (L.) Costea This name is a synonym of Amaranthus blitum subsp. Only three species are commonly grown as minor food crops in modern agriculture: … Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. 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. Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 48 - 59. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. polygonoides Moq. It is commonly called love-lies-bleeding or tassel flower. Mitteleur. ©2000-2020 ITHAKA. 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. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Threat status Europe: Not evaluated (IUCN) The EUNIS species component has very limited information about this species. oleraceus (L.) Costea French Polynesia Society Islands Mehetia (Mahetia, Meetia) Island introduced Thell. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. The results can also be downloaded as a CSV file (Unicode UTF-8 encoding).. See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions. 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. ascendens (Loisel.) - select - English Finnish French Italian Spanish Swedish. English. Flower… polygonoides (Moq.) Amaranth Scientific name: Amaranthus powellii, or Amaranthus retroflexus, Amaranthus deflexus, Amaranthus lividus, Amaranthus graecizans, Amaranthus viridis 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. Central AmericaSouth AmericaEurasiaAfrica.USA Ala.USA Calif.USA Fla.USA Ga.USA La.USA Md.USA Mass.USA Miss.USA N.H.USA N.J.USA N.Y.USA N.C.USA OhioUSA Pa.USA S.C.USA Tex.USA UtahUSA Va.Canada Ont.Canada Que. 1, mbum bu digèn = female spinach (JGA) (SENEGAL, WOLOF), Burkill, H.M. 1985. The species name Amaranthus lividus may refer to: Amaranthus lividus L. = Amaranthus blitum L. Amaranthus lividus Roxb. Bibliographic References. Amaranthus lividus L. Images from the web. 1, bredo femea (EPdS) (GUINEA-BISSAU, CRIOULO), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Language. 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. Common names. 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. Amaranthus spinosus is an Annual herb with multi-branched, smooth, herbaceous annual growing to 2 ft. Click below on a thumbnail map or name … 1987. polygonoides (Moquin-Tandon) Cattetero. 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 plant is self-fertile. polygonoides Moq. Artportalen (plant) (2005) Synonymer. A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. Amaranthus lividus forma pseudogracilis Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus, forma pseudogracilis Thellung, in Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. 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. (Zollinger) Thellung. Amaranthus gets its unusual common name from the ropelike deep magenta flower stalks. polygonoides (Moq.) Amaranthus mucronatus Poir. Mowa (Shona) polygonoides. Amaranthus lividus var. Vol. Vernacular names [edit wikidata ... Tropicos link: Amaranthus blitum L. (Syn. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Type of Euxolus viridis DC. Mohwa (Shona) (Includes a picture). It is in leaf from April to October, in flower from June to August, and the seeds ripen from July to September. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. Photograph by: Ton Rulkens. 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. 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. Overview. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Pl. In Europe, it may be possible to distinguish two or three subspecies within Amaranthus blitum. Amaranthus angustifolius Lam., Amaranthus lividus L.) Amaranthus blitum species of plant. tropical amaranth. Stems ascending to prostrate, sometimes erect, simple or branched, sometimes radiating from base and forming mats, 0.1–0.6 m. Leaves: petiole usually equaling to 2 times as long as blade; blade ovate or obovate, 1–6 × 0.5–4 cm, base tapering or cuneate, margins entire, plane, apex distinctly emarginate to almost bilobate, mucronate. Khutura sak. 14 plant name records match your search criteria Amaranthus lividus.The results are below. click on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Amaranthus thumbnails at the Plants Gallery Britton, N.L., and A. var. oleraceus (L.) Costea. ascendens (Lois.) Flowerhead of the cultivated subspecies oleraceus. 1913. It has been cultivated in Europe as a minor leaf-vegetable crop, but now it is declining and its range is becoming progressively smaller. Annual herb, prostrate, decumbent or ascending. 2: 4. Utricles compressed, subglobose to obovate, 1.2–2.5(–3) mm, exceeding tepals, smooth or faintly rugose, indehiscent. Priszter Amaranthus lividus L. var. The name Amaranthus lividus has been widely used for A. blitum, in addition to other Linnaean names (see F. Fillias et al. Synonyms: Amaranthus adscendens Loisel. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 16. (Moquin-Tandon) Probst. 1, livid amaranth, Flora of North America Vol. 1, Purple amaranth, Flora of North America Vol. 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. Amarant is an archaic variant. Stem : Branches pale - green in colour and smooth. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Bracts of pistillate flowers lanceolate, inconspicuous, 0.5 mm, shorter than tepals. var. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Type? Amaranthus emarginatus Salzmann ex Uline & Bray, subsp. Amaranthus lividus subsp. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Plants annual, glabrous. 4, wild amaranth, green amaranth., Burkill, H.M. 1985. Hosted by the USGS Core Science Analytics and Synthesis. Thell. (eds) (2004). Leaves glabrous or with sparse hairs on the main veins below, long petiolate, up to 9 cm. Leaves of the subspecies oleraceus. var. 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. polygoncides (Moq.) Photograph by: Lazaregagnidze. 1, boromonema (FB) (GUINEA, MANDING-MANINKA), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Widespread in warm temperate and tropical regions of New and Old Worlds. J. D. Hooker (1885) was apparently the first to unite Amaranthus blitum L. and A. lividus L., two names of equal priority, and he selected A. blitum Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project 0. 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. 990 1753. The name Amaranthus lividus has been widely used for A. blitum, in addition to other Linnaean names (see F. Fillias et al. Thell. subsp. Entry for Amaranthus blitum Linnaeus [family AMARANTHACEAE]. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5 and is not frost tender. ascendens (Lois.) 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) Common names English wild amaranth, green amaranth. Amaranthus lividus ssp. Overview . Amaranthus mangostanus is a ANNUAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft). Amaranthus spinosus, commonly known as the spiny amaranth, spiny pigweed, prickly amaranth or thorny amaranth, is a plant is native to the tropical Americas, but is present on most continents as an introduced species and sometimes a noxious weed.It can be a serious weed of rice cultivation in Asia. 1, pélé uluzedigpoie (FB) (GUINEA, LOMA), Burkill, H.M. 1985. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Type of Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. (eds) (2004), Mbowa (Shona) Staminate flowers clustered at tips of spikes; tepals 3; stamens 3. The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Amaranthus graecizans . oleraceus (L.) Costea Ecuador (Galápagos Islands) Santa Cruz Group Santa Cruz Island introduced invasive Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) As Amaranthus lividus = Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Aluka®, and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Probst : Amaranthus lividus var. The flower stalks emerge midsummer and lengthen until the first frost. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. The upright form, A. blitum oleraceus (often called A. lividus) is a common weed and a much used wild leaf vegetable in the tropics. lividus [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. 1, (‘Ibugo’) ìnìnè ḿmē (NWT) (NIGERIA, IGBO), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Photo: Bart WurstenCnr Lanner/Teviotdale Ave, Borrowdale Common. Fl. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Stem simple or branching from the base, more or less angular, mostly glabrous. Livid amaranth, Purple amaranth. = Amaranthus tricolor L. This is a disambiguation page; it lists other pages that would otherwise share the same title. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Sp. BASIONYM: Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus, forma pseudogracilis Thellung 1914. polygonoides. Amaranthus lividus L. Synonym. 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. The leaf axils bear pairs of fine and slender spines. Amaranthus blitum is a ANNUAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). 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. & Timberlake, J. 1980; J. P. M. Brenan and C. C. Townsend 1980; R. K. Brummitt 1984). It is in leaf from April to October, in flower in August, and the seeds ripen in September. Mapaura, A. Brown. It is frost tender. ... Common Names. Thell., Amaranthus lividus L. var. Amaranthus viridis is a vigorous, erect, branched, annual plant growing 10 - 100cm tall. Photograph by: Dalgial. lividus: Dull grey & Timberlake, J. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. ARABIC : شدخ Shadakh. [family AMARANTHACEAE], efai (Rattray) (GHANA, AKAN-ASANTE), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Search Google Appliance Enter the terms you wish to search for. 4, ìnyàη˚ (RFGA) (NIGERIA, EFIK), Burkill, H.M. 1985. pseudogracilis (Thellung) Hugin, Willdenowia 16: 463. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Assamese. 1. Quick facts. Common names: Mbowa (Shona) Mohwa (Shona) Mowa (Shona) Pigweed (English) Townsend, C.C. SubSpecies Varieties Races Amaranthus blitum subsp. Seeds black or dark reddish brown, subglobose or broadly lenticular, (0.8–)1–1.8 mm diam., smooth, shiny, filling fruit almost completely. Common names 凹葉野莧菜;凹頭莧 in language. Pigweed (English). Amaranthus blitum is of tropical origin and not common in temperate regions. Page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency ITIS Teams. Amaranthus lividus L. Amaranthus ascendens Loisel. 1, fondulo (FB) (GUINEA, KISSI), Burkill, H.M. 1985. Thell [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. subsp. Stems and leaves are smooth and hairless, sometimes shiny in appearance. Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. Amaranthus lividus L. Amaranthus lividus L. is a synonym of Amaranthus blitum subsp. Results. 1980; J. P. M. Brenan and C. C. Townsend 1980; R. K. Brummitt 1984). polygonoides (Moq.) "Amaranth" derives from Greek ἀμάραντος (amárantos), "unfading", with the Greek word for "flower", ἄνθος (ánthos), factoring into the word's development as amaranth, the unfading flower. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. Filed as Amaranthus lividus L. [family AMARANTHACEAE], Filed as Amaranthus sp. Amaranthus lividus Roxb. (1988). All Rights Reserved. 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. of Amaranthus polystachyus Willd. Several species of amaranth have been used for food by Native Americans and pre-Columbian civilizations since prehistoric times. Name.