1. Family: Amaranthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Amaranthus L.
      1. Amaranthus interruptus R.Br.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Papuasia to Australia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New Guinea, Northern Territory, Queensland, Solomon Is., South Australia, Western Australia

    Introduced into:

    Marquesas, New Caledonia, Society Is.

    Amaranthus interruptus R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1976 Arundel, J.T. [5], Australia K000357396
    Mueller, F. [s.n.], Australia K000357388
    Mueller, F. [s.n.], Australia K000357397
    Mueller, F. [s.n.], Australia K000357398
    Brown, R. [3049], Australia K000356721 Unknown type material
    Brown, [R.] [3050], Australia K000356722 Unknown type material
    Brown, [R.] [3048], Australia K000356720 Unknown type material

    First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 414 (1810)

    Accepted by

    • Bayón, N.D. (2015). Revisión taxonómica de las especies monoicas de Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae): Amaranthus subg. Amaranthus y Amaranthus subg. Albersia Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 261-383. MBG press.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.

    Sources

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