Amaranthus spinosus L.

Common name

English: Spiny amaranth

German: Dorniger Fuchsschwanz

Mandarin: 刺苋 (ci xian)

Portuguese: Carurú de espinho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Amaranthus (2)

           Epithet: spinosus L. (2)

spinosus => having spines or thorns

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

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

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