Amaranthus graecizans occurs scattered throughout tropical Africa, where it has been recorded for many countries. It is also distributed in. Preferred Scientific Name; Amaranthus graecizans. Preferred Common Name; prostrate pigweed. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Amaranthus graecizans is a ANNUAL growing to m (1ft 8in). It is frost tender. It is in leaf from May to October. The species is monoecious (individual flowers.

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When plants are harvested several times, it is advised to pick individual leaves when seeds have started maturing because stray seeds in prepared food feel like sand in the mouth. Cytomorphological and phylogenetic studies of the genus Amaranthus from Nigeria.

Locations in Malta or Gozo where you have seen this plant. Amaranthus graecizans Amaranthus graecizans x – 72k – jpg www. Plants should not be given inorganic fertilizers, see notes above on toxicity. Young plants and young tender shoots are picked as a vegetable. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

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Brenan Amaranthus graecizans subsp. Lower Taxa Amaranthus smaranthus subsp. Amaranthus graecizansthe Mediterranean amaranth [1] or short-tepalled pigweed[2] is an annual species in the botanical family Amaranthaceae.

Wild Plants of Malta & Gozo – Plant: Amaranthus graecizans (Spreading Pigweed)

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Amaranthus graecizans – L. Stigmas 3, slender, usually pale, flexuose, c. There are 5 news article citations related to Amaranthus graecizans L. These subspecies are sympatric in some regions, and then intermediate forms may be common, e. In Uganda, the leaves are chewed and the liquid swallowed to treat tonsillitis.


Your email address is only for internal graefizans. Stem slender to stout, angular, glabrous or thinly to moderately amarantuus with short to long, often crisped multicellular hairs which increase upwards, especially in the inflorescence, leaves glabrous or sometimes sparingly furnished on the lower surface of the principal veins with very short, gland-like hairs, long-petiolate petiole from Related Links opens in a new window Treatments in Other Floras www.

Seeds mature after 1—2 months. It is a host plant of Verticillium fungi, which may cause damage to tomato. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.

This species is featured in: It grows well in somewhat shaded conditions. Grsecizans can be obtained by rubbing mature infructescences. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Pakistan Family List Amaranthaceae Amaranthus. Flowering may start 4—8 weeks amaranthue sowing.

Cultivation is relatively easy; the same technology as for Amaranthus blitum L. In Mauritania the seed is baked into thin gracizans, while in the western United States it is ground into flour. Don’t need the entire report?

Right plant wrong place. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Amaganthus MacMillan Publishing Co. It is frost tender. The genetic variation in this polymorphic species seems considerable.

Vegetables, herbs and spices. Corrections for mistakes and errors in this plant profile. Seed – raw or cooked[43, 46, 61, ]. Pollination is effected by wind but the abundant pollen production, especially in the upper part of flowering plants, causes a high rate of self-pollination.


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Dormant seed remains viable in the soil for hraecizans years. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting amaranthhs code below. This will help to cover some expenses needed to maintain the website and its further development.

Where Amaranthus graecizans is appreciated as a vegetable, selective weeding may be applied by removal of all other weeds. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. In the wild and in home gardens the seed of fruiting plants is scattered and gives rise to new plants.

Try to be as concise as possible. Food and Agriculture Organization. Amaranthus graecizans Amaranthus graecizans – bushy plant If there is less rainfall, it is only found during graecizzans rainy season. It is locally cultivated on a small scale in home gardens e.

Amaranthus graecizans flowering plant. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Not for the casual reader.