Amaranthus tricolor L.

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Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 48 - 53. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Amaranthus tricolor
African Plant Database: Amaranthus tricolor
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Amaranthus tricolor
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Amaranthus tricolor
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Amaranthus tricolor
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iNaturalist: Amaranthus tricolor
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Amaranthus tricolor
JSTOR Plant Science: Amaranthus tricolor
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Amaranthus tricolor
Plants of the World Online: Amaranthus tricolor
Tropicos: Amaranthus tricolor
Wikipedia: Amaranthus tricolor

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Amaranthus tricolor., retrieved 28 May 2023

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