Amaranthus mantegazzianus Pass.

First published in Hort. Parm.: 4 (1865)
This name is a synonym of Amaranthus caudatus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • 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. [Cited as Amaranthus caudatus.]
  • Carmona Pinto, W. & Orsini Velásquez, G. (2010). Sinopsis del subgénero Amaranthus (Amaranthus, Amaranthaceae) en Venezuela. Acta botanica Venezuelica 33: 329-356. [Cited as Amaranthus caudatus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Amaranthus caudatus.]
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Cited as Amaranthus caudatus.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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