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Amaranthus dubius is a ANNUAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). It is frost tender. It is in leaf from April to October, in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen. The name Amaranthus dubius was first published by Martius () without diagnosis and description, so it has to be considered invalid. Amaranthus dubius is a weedy plant widespread throughout the humid lowland tropics. It originates from tropical America, where it is common in the Caribbean.

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Seed – sow late spring in situ. There are 15 Wikipedia citations related to Amaranthus dubius Mart. We have very little information on this species but it should succeed as a spring-sown annual in Britain. Flowering summer-fall in tropics, various seasons in subtropics.

This species most probably originated as a result of ancient hybridization between A.

Amaranthus dubius in Flora of North America @

Spleen amaranth Plants glabrous or sparsely pubescent in distal parts. Caryophyllydae, part 14: Showing 0 of 0 comments.

Flora of Tropical East Africa. National Plant Data Center.

Amaranthus dubius

Staminate flowers usually clustered at tips of inflorescence branches, sometimes gathered in proximal glomerules as in A. The plant produces new shoots when older branches are already blooming. Can you please help us? A conspectus of the genus Amaranthus L.


No dubiuw data amaranthue production are available. It has been suggested that Amaranthus species were dispersed along trade routes between America, Europe and Asia. Breeding of Amaranthus dubius as a amraanthus vegetable has been carried out at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India; several commercial cultivars are available. Mededelingen Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen 75—6. It has escaped from c Centrusa and members of sect. Means of Movement and Dispersal Top of page A.

Flowers unisexual, subsessile, with 4— 5 tepals up to 2. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Treatments in Other Floras www.

Centrusawas proposed to accommodate A. Because of the rather strong growth of Amaranthus dubiusweeds in transplanted plots are not very troublesome, except nut grass Cyperus rotundus L.

Plantarum Horti Academici Erlangensis [English title not available]. In Telugu it is called ‘yerra thotakura’. The leaves and stems contain nitrate, mostly in the stems, and also oxalate at a level comparable to other green leaf vegetables. Its preferred soils are fertile, well-drained and with a loose structure Grubben, Commercial growers harvest 1.

Yellow and green dyes can be obtained amaarnthus the whole plant[].

Wageningen Agricultural University Papers 90—1. On Cousine Island, Seychelles, where A.

Synopsis of the subgenus Amaranthus Amaranthus, Amaranthaceae in Venezuela. Charles Darwin Foundation, unpaginated.

We depend on donations to help keep this site free and up to date for you. Leaves arranged spirally, simple, without stipules; petiole up to 8. Costea M, Dubiu FJ, Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.


Journal dbius Tropical and Subtropical Botany, 23 3: Biology, life-strategy and invasiveness of Amaranthus retroflexus L. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk. In Europe, it occurs locally in France and Germany. Nutritional diversity of leafy amaranth species grown in Kenya.

Most if not all members of this genus photosynthesize by a more efficient method than most plants. When ratooning is practised, the first cutting takes place about one month after transplanting, and then every 2—3 weeks for a period of 1—2 months.

Notes on four newly naturalized plants in Taiwan. Volume 1, Families A—D. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse amarantyus from the use of plants. Amaranthus dubius is fast growing, albeit less than the more commonly cultivated Amaranthus cruentus. Right plant wrong place. Amaranthus dubius is a subsistence vegetable and a collected pot herb, seldom found in markets, but in Kenya it is grown on a commercial scale and sold in city markets.