Chenopodium giganteum D.Don

Common name

English: Magenta Spreen

German: Baumspinat


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Chenopodium (2)

           Epithet: giganteum D.Don (5)

Synonyms: Chenopodium leucospermum Schrad., Chenopodium punctulatum Scop.

giganteum => gigantic, unusually higher than the type

leucospermum => with white (smooth, glossy) seeds

punctulatum => covered in small dots


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

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