Amaranthus subg. Acnida

(Linnaeus) Aellen ex K. R. Robertson
J. Arnold Arbor. 62: 283. 1981.
Basionym: Undefined subg. Acnida Linnaeus Sp. Pl.,Gen. Pl. ed. 2: 1027. 1753,5, 452. 1754
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 415. Mentioned on page 410, 411.

Plants dioecious. Stems erect to ascending, not fleshy. Inflorescences mostly terminal, well-developed spikes or spicate panicles. Pistillate flowers: tepals absent or 1–5. Utricles indehiscent or dehiscence circumscissile.

Distribution

North America, Mexico, Central America, n South America, introduced elsewhere.

Discussion

Species 9 (9 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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Sergei L. Mosyakin +  and Kenneth R. Robertson +
(Linnaeus) Aellen ex K. R. Robertson +
Undefined subg. Acnida +
North America +, Mexico +, Central America +, n South America +  and introduced elsewhere. +
J. Arnold Arbor. +
Acanthochiton +, Acnida +, Albersia +, Amblogyna +, Euxolus +, Mengea +, Sarratia +  and Scleropus +
Amaranthus subg. Acnida +
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