Checklist: Amaranthaceae

AMARANTHACEAE

Introduction:

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 Malawi have been excluded.

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CHENOPODIACEAE  
Literature:   
Brenan, J.P.M. (1988) Chenopodiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)   
Townsend, C.C. (1988) Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)   
   
NamesFZ Divisions
   
SERICOSTACHYS Gilg & Lopr.  
Sericostachys scandens Gilg & Lopr. N
   
2223.000 CHENOPODIUM L.  
Chenopodium ambrosioides L. N,C,S
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq. N,C,S
   
2292.000 CELOSIA L.  
Celosia argentea L. S
Celosia schweinfurthiana Schinz S
Celosia trigyna L. N,C,S
Celosia digyna Suess.
   
2299.000 AMARANTHUS L.  
*Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell. N,S
Amaranthus graecizans L.
subsp. silvestris (Vill.) Brenan N,S
Amaranthus angustifolius M.Bieb. ex Willd. var. silvestris (Vill.) thell.
Amaranthus angustifolius M.Bieb. ex Willd. subsp. silvestris (Vill.) Henkels
Amaranthus graecizans L. var. silvestris (Vill.) Asch.
Amaranthus silvestris Vill.
Amaranthus hybridus L.
subsp. hybridus C,S
Amaranthus hybridus L.
subsp. cruentus (L.) Thell. N,S
subsp. incurvatus sensu Brenan
*Amaranthus hybridus L. N,C,S
Amaranthus lividus L.
subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Probst N
Amaranthus adscendens Loisel. subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Priszter
Amaranthus lividus L. var. polygonoides (Moq.) Thell.
Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. var. polygonoides Moq.
Amaranthus lividus L.
subsp. lividus N
Amaranthus spinosus L. N,C,S
Amaranthus thunbergii Moq. N,S
   
2309.010 CENTEMOPSIS Schinz  
Centemopsis gracilenta (Hiern) Schinz C,S
Centema gracilenta Hiern
Centemopsis myurus Suesseng.
Psilotrichum gracilentum (Hiern) C.B. Clarke
Centemopsis kirkii (Hook. f.) Schinz N,C,S
Achyranthes breviflora Baker
Centema kirkii Hook.f.
Centema rubra Lopr.
Centemopsis clausii Schinz
Centemopsis rubra (Lopr.) Schinz
   
2312.000 CYATHULA Blume  
Cyathula cylindrica Moq. N,C,S
Cyathula orthacantha (Hochst. ex Asch.) Schinz N
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
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
var. prostrata N
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
var. pedicellata (C.B. Clarke) Cavaco S
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz N,C,S
   
2314.000 PUPALIA A. Juss.  
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. velutina (Moq.) Hook. f. N,S
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.
Pupalia micrantha Hauman S
Cyathula prostrata (Linn.) Blume var. grandiflora Suesseng.
Pupalia psilotrichoides Suesseng.
   
2317.000 AERVA Forssk.  
Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex J.A. Schult. S
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult. N,S
Achyranthes lanata L.
Aerva mozambicensis Gandoger
Aerva leucura Moq. N,C,S
Aerva ambigua Moq.
Aerva edulis Suesseng.
Aerva leucura Moq. var. lanatoides Suesseng.
   
2318.000 NOTHOSAERVA Wight  
Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight S
Achyranthes brachiata L.
Aerva brachiata (L.) Mart.
Illecebrum brachiatum (L.) L.
   
2324.000 PSILOTRICHUM Blume  
Psilotrichum scleranthum Thwaites N,S
Psilotrichum africanum Oliv.
Psilotrichum concinnum Baker
Psilotrichum trichophyllum Baker
   
2328.000 ACHYRANTHES L.  
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns. N,C,S
Jasminum megalosiphon Gilg
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. sicula L. N,C,S
   
2328.010 PANDIAKA (Moq.) Hook. f.  
Pandiaka carsonii (Baker) C.B. Clarke
var. carsonii C
Pandiaka involucrata (Moq.) B.D. Jacks. N,C
Pandiaka rubro-lutea (Lopr.) C.C. Towns. N
Achyranthes rubro-lutea Lopr.
Pandiaka andongensis Hiern
   
2328.020 ACHYROPSIS (Moq.) Hook. f.  
Achyropsis laniceps C.B. Clarke N
   
2330.010 GUILLEMINEA Kunth  
BRAYULINEA Small  
*Guilleminea densa (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Moq. S
Brayulinea densa (Willd.) Small
   
2335.000 ALTERNANTHERA Forssk.  
*Alternanthera caracasana Kunth N,C
Alternanthera peploides (Schult.) Britton
Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br. N,S
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. var. nodiflora (R. Br.) Kuntze
*Alternanthera pungens Kunth S
Alternanthera echinata Sm.
Alternanthera repens (L.) Link
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. N,C,S
Alternanthera repens Gmel.
Gomphrena sessilis L.
Illecebrum sessile (L.) L.
   
2338.000 GOMPHRENA L.  
*Gomphrena celosioides Mart. N,S
Gomphrena alba Peter
Gomphrena globosa L. subsp. africana Stuchlik
Gomphrena globosa L. S

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Checklist: Amaranthaceae.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-checklist.php?family_id=8, retrieved 20 January 2019

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