Amaranthus bigelovii


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Amaranthus
Species: Amaranthus bigelovii


Amaranthus bigelovii Uline & W.L.Bray, Bot. Gaz. 19: 271. (1894)

  • Type: United States: Texas; Presidio Co.; "Mountains of the Cibola of the Rio Grande". 1852-08-18, J.M. Bigelow #1190. Lectotype: NY NY01043126. Isotypes: GH, NY NY01043125, US US00106233.

Accepted by Hassler 2019. Considered as synonym of Amaranthus torreyi by Govaerts 2019.


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Louisiana

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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English: Bigelow's amaranth