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Taxon: Amaranthus blitum L. subsp. emarginatus (Moq. ex Uline & Bray) Carretero et al. var. emarginatus (Moq. ex Uline & Bray) Costea

Genus: Amaranthus subgenus: Albersia
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 430521
Place of publication: M. Costea et al., Sida 19:981. 2001
Comment: treated erroneously as an autonym under A. blitum subsp. emarginatum (Moq. ex Uline & Bray) Carretero et al., where the basionym was cited
Name verified on: 04-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).


See other conspecific taxa:


  • Costea, M. et al. 2001. Notes on some little known Amaranthus taxa (Amaranthaceae) in the United States. Sida 19:975–992.

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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