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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Flowering starts after weeks, showing a weak quantitative short-day reaction. Readable yet also very detailed. It prefers moist soil. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Sociology Phytosociological studies on anthropic communities, particularly in Africa, Asia, and Australia, and on American tropical woodland.
Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page The name Amaranthus dubius was first published by Martius without diagnosis and description, so it has to be considered invalid McNeill et al.
In Benin it is usually cooked alone. In Europe, it occurs locally in France and Germany.
Adams, ; Smithsonian Institution, Amaranthus dubiusthe red spinachChinese spinachdubisu Chinese: It is used as an herbal remedy in traditional African medicine. Native to North America? Yet in germination trials with vegetable types, germination was stimulated by darkness. Requires a hot sheltered position if it is to do well[K]. Full Key All other flowering non-woody plants All other herbaceous, flowering dicots Amaranthus dubius.
Seed characteristics and germination properties. Effect of split application of nitrogen on growth and yield of amaranthus Amaranthus tristis Amaanthus.
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Annales Botanici Fennici, 33 4: An extensive alien plant inventory from the inhabited areas of Galapagos. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Amaranthus Asian vegetables Plants used in traditional African medicine. Pollination is effected by wind but the abundant pollen production causes a high rate of self-pollination.
International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. John Wiley and Sons, pp. Nitrates are implicated in stomach cancers, blue babies and some other health problems.
Amaranthus dubius – Useful Tropical Plants
Cuttings of growing plants root easily. If you have any useful information amaranthys this plant, please leave a comment. You will receive a range of benefits including: The seed can be cooked whole, and becomes very gelatinous like this, but it is rather difficult to crush all of the small seeds in the mouth and thus some of the seed will pass right through the digestive system without being assimilated[K].
Now containing plants. The species is monoecious individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant and is pollinated by Wind. Retrieved from ” https: Forest amaranthuss Kim Starr.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It could also propagate and spread in Europe, possible by human activity and bird migrations. The main use of Amaranthus dubius is as a cooked leaf vegetable. Amaranths like fertile, well-drained soils with a amaranthu structure. Charles Darwin Foundation, unpaginated.
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