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Common name

English: Magenta Spreen

German: Baumspinat


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Caryophyllales (112)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (17)(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

External links

Check for Chenopodium giganteum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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