Amaranthus hybridus L.

Common name

English: Green Amaranth

German: Ausgebreiteter Fuchsschwanz

Mandarin: 绿穗苋 (lü sui xian)

Portuguese: Bredo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Amaranthus (2)

           Epithet: hybridus L. (1)

Synonym: Amaranthus aureus Moq.

aureus => of golden colour, golden yellow

hybridus => hybrid cross, between two species, sharing both characteristics

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Amaranthus hybridus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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