Checklist: Amaranthaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Mozambique have been excluded.

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Gomphrena celosioides
Brenan, J.P.M. (1988) Chenopodiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)   
Townsend, C.C. (1988) Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1)   
NamesFZ Divisions
Caroxylon littoralis (Moq.) Akhani & Roalson [NrEnd] [LR-nt]GI
Salsola littoralis Moq.
Salsola sp. A sensu FZ 9(1), pp. 159-160
Chenolea diffusa Thunb. GI,M
SUAEDA Forssk. ex Scop.  
Suaeda monoica Forssk. ex J.F. Gmel. N
Suaeda sp. B M
Sarcocornia decumbens (Tolken) A.J. Scott M
Sarcocornia mossambicensis Brenan [End] GI
Sarcocornia natalensis (Bunge ex Ungern-Sternb.) A.J. Scott M
Sarcocornia perennis (Mill.) A.J. Scott Z
Salicornia pachystachya Bunge ex Ungern-Sternb. Z,MS,GI,M
Salicornia perrieri A. Chev. Z,M
HALOSARCIA Paul G. Wilson  
Halosarcia indica (Willd.) Paul G. Wilson N,GI,M
Arthrocnenum indicum (Willd.) Moq. p.p.
Salicornia indica Willd.
CENTEMA Hook. f.  
Centema subfusca (Moq.) T. Cooke GI,M
2223.000 CHENOPODIUM L.  
*Chenopodium album L. M
Chenopodium ambrosioides L. T,MS,GI,M
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex Koch & Ziz. M
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq. N
Chenopodium schraderianum Schultz. ?
Chenopodium foetidum Schrad.
2229.000 ATRIPLEX L.  
Atriplex halimus L. MS,GI,M
2292.000 CELOSIA L.  
Celosia nervosa Towns. [End] N,M
Celosia pandurata Baker [End] Z,T,MS
Celosia schweinfurthiana Schinz MS
Celosia trigyna L. N,Z,T,MS,M
Celosia digyna Suess.
2293.000 HERMBSTAEDTIA Rchb.  
Hermbstaedtia odorata (Burch.) T. Cooke
var. albi-rosea Suess. GI
Hermbstaedtia elegans Moq.
Hermbstaedtia odorata (Burch.) T. Cooke
var. aurantiaca (Suess.) Towns. M
2299.000 AMARANTHUS L.  
*Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell. N,Z,MS,GI,M
Amaranthus patulus sensu Baker & Clarke in F.T.A. 6, 1: 33 (1909) non Bertol.
Amaranthus tristis sensu Moq. in DC., Prodr. 13, 2: 260 (1849) non L.
Amaranthus graecizans L.
subsp. silvestris (Vill.) Brenan T,MS
Amaranthus angustifolius M.Bieb. ex Willd. var. silvestris (Vill.) thell.
Amaranthus angustifolius M.Bieb. ex Willd. subsp. silvestris (Vill.) Henkels
Amaranthus graecizans L. var. silvestris (Vill.) Asch.
Amaranthus silvestris Vill.
Amaranthus graecizans L.
subsp. thellungianus (Nevski) Gusev M
Amaranthus hybridus L.
subsp. cruentus (L.) Thell. N,T,M
subsp. incurvatus sensu Brenan
*Amaranthus hybridus L. N,T,M
Amaranthus lividus L.
subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Probst MS,M
Amaranthus adscendens Loisel. subsp. polygonoides (Moq.) Priszter
Amaranthus lividus L. var. polygonoides (Moq.) Thell.
Euxolus viridis (L.) Moq. var. polygonoides Moq.
Amaranthus spinosus L. N,T,MS,GI,M
Amaranthus thunbergii Moq. MS,GI,M
Amaranthus viridis L. N,T,GI,M
2307.000 SERICOREMA (Hook. f.) Lopr.  
Sericorema remotiflora (Hook. f.) Lopr. GI?
Pupalia remotiflora (Hook.) Moq.
Sericocoma remotiflora (Hook.) Hook. f.
Trichinium remotiflorum Hook.
2309.000 KYPHOCARPA (Fenzl ex Endl.) Lopr.  
Kyphocarpa angustifolia (Moq.) Lopr. T,MS,GI,M
Cyathula angustifolia Moq.
Kyphocarpa zeyheri sensu Lopr.
Kyphocarpa zeyheri Lopr. var. petersii (Lopr.) Schinz
Sericocoma angustifolia (Moq.) Hook. f.
Sericocoma hereroensis Suesseng. & Beyerle
2309.010 CENTEMOPSIS Schinz  
Centemopsis conferta (Schinz) Suess. N,Z
Centemopsis gracilenta (Hiern) Schinz N,MS
Centema gracilenta Hiern
Centemopsis myurus Suesseng.
Psilotrichum gracilentum (Hiern) C.B. Clarke
Centemopsis kirkii (Hook. f.) Schinz T
Achyranthes breviflora Baker
Centema kirkii Hook.f.
Centema rubra Lopr.
Centemopsis clausii Schinz
Centemopsis rubra (Lopr.) Schinz
2312.000 CYATHULA Blume  
Cyathula cylindrica Moq. T,MS
Cyathula divulsa Suess. MS
Cyathula lanceolata Schinz GI,M
Cyathula crispa Schinz
Cyathula deserti (N.E. Br.) Suesseng.
Cyathula hereroensis Schinz
Cyathula merkeri Gilg
Pandiaka deserti N.E. Br.
Pandiaka lanceolata (Schinz) C.B. Clarke
Pandiaka wildii Suesseng.
Sericocomopsis lanceolata (Schinz) Peter
Cyathula natalensis Sond. MS,GI,M
Cyathula orthacantha (Hochst. ex Asch.) Schinz T
Cyathula kilimandscharica Suesseng. & Beyerle
Cyathula orthacanthoides Suesseng.
Kyphocarpa orthacantha (Hochst. ex Aschers.) C.B. Clarke
Pupalia erecta Suesseng.
Pupalia orthacantha Hochst. ex Aschers.
Sericocomopsis orthacantha (Hochst. ex Aschers.) Peter
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
var. pedicellata (C.B. Clarke) Cavaco MS
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz T,MS
2314.000 PUPALIA A. Juss.  
Pupalia grandiflora Peter N
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. velutina (Moq.) Hook. f. N,Z,MS,GI
Achyranthes mollis Thonn.
Desmochaeta flavescens DC.
Pupalia distantiflora A. Rich.
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss. var. tomentosa (Peter) Suesseng.
Pupalia mollis (Thonn.) Moq.
Pupalia tomentosa Peter
Pupalia velutina Moq.
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. lappacea N,T,MS,GI,M
Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. glabrescens Towns. N
Pupalia micrantha Hauman N,Z,MS
Cyathula prostrata (Linn.) Blume var. grandiflora Suesseng.
Pupalia psilotrichoides Suesseng.
2317.000 AERVA Forssk.  
Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex J.A. Schult. N,T,MS
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult. N,Z,MS,M
Achyranthes lanata L.
Aerva mozambicensis Gandoger
Aerva leucura Moq. N,Z,T,MS,M
Aerva ambigua Moq.
Aerva edulis Suess.
Aerva leucura Moq. var. lanatoides Suess.
2318.000 NOTHOSAERVA Wight  
Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight MS
Achyranthes brachiata L.
Aerva brachiata (L.) Mart.
Illecebrum brachiatum (L.) L.
2324.000 PSILOTRICHUM Blume  
Psilotrichum scleranthum Thwaites N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Psilotrichum africanum Oliv.
Psilotrichum concinnum Baker
Psilotrichum trichophyllum Baker
Psilotrichum sericeum (J. König ex Roxb.) Dalzell N,M
2328.000 ACHYRANTHES L.  
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. pubescens (Moq.) C.C. Towns. N,Z,MS,GI,M
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. sicula L. N,Z,M
Achyranthes aspera L.
var. aspera N,T,MS,GI,M
2328.010 PANDIAKA (Moq.) Hook. f.  
Pandiaka rubro-lutea (Lopr.) C.C. Towns. N
Achyranthes rubro-lutea Lopr.
Pandiaka andongensis Hiern
2328.020 ACHYROPSIS (Moq.) Hook. f.  
Achyropsis gracilis Towns. N,Z,M
Achyropsis leptostachya (E. Mey. ex Meisn.) Baker & C.B. Clarke M
Achyranthes leptostachya E. Mey. ex Meisn.
Achyropsis alba Eckl. & Zeyh. ex Moq.
Psilotrichum densiflorum Lopr.
2328.030 CENTROSTACHYS Wall.  
2330.010 GUILLEMINEA Kunth  
*Guilleminea densa (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Moq. MS,M
Brayulinea densa (Willd.) Small
2335.000 ALTERNANTHERA Forssk.  
Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br. Z,T,MS,M
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. var. nodiflora (R. Br.) Kuntze
*Alternanthera pungens Kunth T,MS,GI,M
Alternanthera echinata Sm.
Alternanthera repens (L.) Link
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. N,Z,T,MS,GI
Alternanthera repens Gmel.
Gomphrena sessilis L.
Illecebrum sessile (L.) L.
2338.000 GOMPHRENA L.  
*Gomphrena celosioides Mart. N,Z,T,MS,M
Gomphrena alba Peter
Gomphrena globosa L. subsp. africana Stuchlik
Gomphrena globosa L. N,MS
*Gomphrena martiana Gillies ex Moq. M

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: Checklist: Amaranthaceae., retrieved 3 October 2023

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