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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Hafliger E, Brun-Hool J, unda. Very readable, with lots of information and good pictures of some lesser known food plants of S. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystem amaranghus, environmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Contains a very wide range amaranfhus conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N.

When whole plants are harvested they are uprooted after 4—5 weeks.

Retrieved 7 January In Senegal, the leaves are used as an anthelmintic. Young plants and young tender shoots are picked as a vegetable. The prospects for domestication and cultivation as vegetable are poor because it would grqecizans to compete with higher yielding amaranths, such as the commonly cultivated Amaranthus cruentus L.


Amaranthus graecizans

Amaranthus graecizans is variable. It grows well in somewhat shaded conditions. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Common Weeds of East Africa. Brenan, with leaves broadly ovate to rhombic-ovate or elliptical-ovate less than 2 graecizas as long as broad and short tepal awns; and subsp.

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Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica 34 1: Buy images found in this large collection of Maltese amadanthus. In some regions it is eaten mixed with other leaf vegetables collected from the wild, e. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. The growth of new shoots continues after the start amarantgus flowering.

Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Amaranthus graecizans Amaranthus graecizans x – 72k – jpg www.

Flora Zambesiaca Management Committee, Amaranthus graecizans Amaranthus graecizans ssp. The seed can be cooked whole, and becomes very gelatinous grwecizans this, but it is rather difficult to crush all of the small seeds in the mouth and thus some of the seed will pass right through the digestive system without being assimilated[K].


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

Water shortage causes early flowering, which reduces yield and market quality. Amaranthjs composition of Amaranthus graecizans leaves is comparable to that of other amaranths. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. For more information about QR Codes click here. Amaranthus graecizans is variable. It germinates at the surface or in the upper 3 cm of the soil.

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Amaranths in general perform best on fertile, well-drained soils with a loose structure, but Graeczans graecizans also grows well on poor soils. Weeds of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula.

Amaranthus graecizans Leaves Scientific classification Kingdom: In breeding of cultivated amaranths, Amaranthus graecizans might be used as genitor of resistance genes. Prices reasonable and rated differently according size and resolution.

It is in leaf from May to October. Stroud A, Parker C, It is very resistant to adverse climate and amaranthud conditions.

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