Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Amaranthus
Amaranthaceae Juss.
Amaranthus L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 989 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 427 [secondary reference]
Brown, R. (27 March 1810), Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 414 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 29 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 397 [secondary reference]
Britton, N.L. & Brown, A. (1913), An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British possessions Edn. 2, 2: 1 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Amaranthus caudatus L.
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 214 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: Latin, from Greek amarantos, the name of some kind of everlasting flower, from a, not maraino, to wither.
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 329 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: Latin amarantus, from Greek amarantos, the name of some kind of everlasting flower, from a, not, and maraino, to wither. Tournefort, however, wrote the name Amaranthus, with allusion to anthos, flower, and Linnaeus followed his example in his principal descriptive work."
Backer, C.A. (December 1949), Amaranthaceae. Flora Malesiana Series I 4(2): 75-80 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 166 [secondary reference]
Eichler, Hj. (1965), Supplement to J.M.Black's Flora of South Australia (Second Edition, 1943-1957): 130 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. (1967), Angiospermae: Plumbaginaceae to Salicaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 3: 565-566 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 158-160 [secondary reference]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 265, 266 [secondary reference]
George, A.S. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Amaranthaceae (except Ptilotus). Flora of Central Australia: 76 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 63 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Amaranthaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 133-135, 138 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Amaranthaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 92-93 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Lapinpuro, L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Amaranthaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 250 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Amaranthaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 110 [secondary reference]
Barker, R.M. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993), Amaranthaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 110 [secondary reference]
Townsend, C.C. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1993), Amaranthaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2: 81 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 85 [secondary reference]
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Amaranthaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 201-202 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Lapinpuro, L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Amaranthaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 251 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 474 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 14 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Amarantus L. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Euxolus Raf. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI (native and naturalised), AR, NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (native and naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
State Herbarium of South Australia (2007), Fact sheets. The Electronic Flora of South Australia: - [secondary reference]
Western Australian Herbarium (2007), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.5: - [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 34-35 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2016), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Amarantus L. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Amaranthus Adans. nom. illeg. taxonomic synonym: Euxolus Raf. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI (native and naturalised), AR, NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (native and naturalised), Tas (naturalised)