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Amaranthus caudatus
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Amaranthus caudatus
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Step, E., Bois, D., Favourite flowers of garden and greenhouse, vol. 3: t. 227 (1896-1897) [D.G.J.M. Bois]

Família/Family: Amaranthaceae

Grupo/Group: Dicotiledónea/Dicotyledon.

Forma de vida/Life form: Hierba/Herb

Duración de vida/Lifespan: Anual/Annual.

Sustrato/Substrate: Terrestre/Terrestrial.

Distribución nativa/Native range: Nativa de Sudamérica; ampliamente cultivada y algunas veces naturalizada. / Native to South America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

Mapa de ubicaciones / Map of locations

Notas/Notes: This is the major grain Amaranth species originating in South America.

A voucher of a naturalized population in Puerto Rico is apparently needed.


ESTATUS EN LA ISLA DE PUERTO RICO/STATUS ON THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO
Presencia/Occurence: Presente/Present.

Origen/Origin: No nativo, naturalizado/Not native, naturalized.

Historia y distribución/History and distribution: Cited by Liogier & Martorell (1982), Liogier (1985 [I: 151]), and Liogier & Martorell (2000) as grown for ornament and naturalized, but excluded as only under cultivation by Axelrod (2011). However, cited as naturalized in Puerto Rico in the Flora of the West Indies (Acevedo-Rodríguez & Strong 2015).

TAXONOMÍA/TAXONOMY
Nombre científico con autores/Scientific name with authors: Amaranthus caudatus L.





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Amaranthus caudatus
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Step, E., Bois, D., Favourite flowers of garden and greenhouse, vol. 3: t. 227 (1896-1897) [D.G.J.M. Bois]