Checklist: Amaranthaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Caprivi have been excluded.

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Brenan, J.P.M. (1988) Chenopodiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)   
Townsend, C.C. (1988) Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)   
NamesFZ Divisions
ARTHRAERUA (Kuntze) Schinz  
Arthraerua leubnitziae (Kuntze) Schinz
SUAEDA Forssk. ex Scop.  
Suaeda plumosa Aellen
2223.000 CHENOPODIUM L.  
Chenopodium hederiforme (Murr) Aellen
2293.000 HERMBSTAEDTIA Rchb.  
Hermbstaedtia odorata (Burch.) T. Cooke
var. albi-rosea Suess.
Hermbstaedtia elegans Moq.
2299.000 AMARANTHUS L.  
*Amaranthus hybridus L.
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Amaranthus thunbergii Moq.
2309.000 KYPHOCARPA (Fenzl ex Endl.) Lopr.  
Kyphocarpa angustifolia (Moq.) Lopr.
Cyathula angustifolia Moq.
Kyphocarpa zeyheri sensu Lopr.
Kyphocarpa zeyheri Lopr. var. petersii (Lopr.) Schinz
Sericocoma angustifolia (Moq.) Hook. f.
Sericocoma hereroensis Suesseng. & Beyerle
2312.000 CYATHULA Blume  
Cyathula orthacantha (Hochst. ex Asch.) Schinz
Cyathula kilimandscharica Suesseng. & Beyerle
Cyathula orthacanthoides Suesseng.
Kyphocarpa orthacantha (Hochst. ex Aschers.) C.B. Clarke
Pupalia erecta Suesseng.
Pupalia orthacantha Hochst. ex Aschers.
Sericocomopsis orthacantha (Hochst. ex Aschers.) Peter
2314.000 PUPALIA A. Juss.  
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. velutina (Moq.) Hook. f.
Achyranthes mollis Thonn.
Desmochaeta flavescens DC.
Pupalia distantiflora A. Rich.
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss. var. tomentosa (Peter) Suesseng.
Pupalia mollis (Thonn.) Moq.
Pupalia tomentosa Peter
Pupalia velutina Moq.
2317.000 AERVA Forssk.  
Aerva leucura Moq.
Aerva ambigua Moq.
Aerva edulis Suess.
Aerva leucura Moq. var. lanatoides Suess.
2328.000 ACHYRANTHES L.  
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns.
2330.010 GUILLEMINEA Kunth  
*Guilleminea densa (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Moq.
Brayulinea densa (Willd.) Small
2335.000 ALTERNANTHERA Forssk.  
*Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Alternanthera echinata Sm.
Alternanthera repens (L.) Link
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC.
Alternanthera repens Gmel.
Gomphrena sessilis L.
Illecebrum sessile (L.) L.
2338.000 GOMPHRENA L.  
*Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
Gomphrena alba Peter
Gomphrena globosa L. subsp. africana Stuchlik

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Checklist: Amaranthaceae., retrieved 23 June 2024

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