Amaranthus dubius is a ANNUAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). It is frost tender. It is in leaf from April to October, in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen. The name Amaranthus dubius was first published by Martius () without diagnosis and description, so it has to be considered invalid. Amaranthus dubius is a weedy plant widespread throughout the humid lowland tropics. It originates from tropical America, where it is common in the Caribbean.

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Nutritional value and utilization of amaranthus Amaranthus spp. Synopsis of the subgenus Amaranthus Amaranthus, Amaranthaceae in Venezuela. Studies on the introduction of grain amaranthus. Flora of Tropical East Subius.

Naturalized in Europe, Asia and N. It belongs to the economically important family Amaranthaceae. It could also propagate and spread in Europe, possible by human activity and bird migrations. Some East and southern African research institutes may have small working collections of local cultivars. In the wild and in amaranthue gardens the seed of fruiting plants scatters and gives rise to new plants automatically. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page A. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.


It is very closely related to A. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Uses Top of page Economic Value A. Flora of Ecuador, Database inventory of introduced plant species in the rural and urban zones of Galapagos.

The basal part of the plant containing the pupae swells and the plant growth is much retarded. Wageningen Agricultural University, Amaranrhus, Netherlands. There are book citations related to Amaranthus dubius Mart.

Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell., – Overview

Charles Darwin Wmaranthus, Citation in web searches. Taiwanian aborigines from the Hualien area use leaves and stems of this species as a kind of pot herb Chen et al.

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. For details, please check with your state. Natural interspecific hybridization between Amaranthus dubius and Amaranthu.

Botanica Serbica, 34 2: Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. It is a common plant in waste places, roadsides, flood plains, river banks and cleared forest areas.


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If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Brown G, Mies B, Notes on some little known Amaranthus taxa Amaranthaceae in the United States. Notes on four newly naturalized plants in Taiwan. This species has been widely introduced as a green vegetable for human consumption and as a medicinal herb. National Germplasm Dubiis Laboratory.

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Amaranthus dubius

In backyards with repeated pickings, Amaranthus dubius plants may become perennial, up amarabthus 2 years old. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. A study of the pollen grain of the Amaranthus spinosus Linne and A.

In Tamil Nadu India the plant is known as “Araikeerai”. Amaranthus dubiusthe red spinachChinese spinachsimplified Chinese: Commercial growers prefer the more productive Amaranthus cruentus. There are no known economic impacts of A.