Redroot Pigweed

Red-root or pigweed amaranth, Amaranthus retroflexus, growing in Galicia, Spain
Synonyms:
Pigweed Amaranth
Categories: Medicinal Plant

Amaranthus retroflexus
Amaranthus retroflexus flower1.jpg

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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Amaranthaceae
Genus:Amaranthus
Species:
A. retroflexus
Binomial name
Amaranthus retroflexus
Synonyms
  • Amaranthus bulgaricus Kov.
  • Amaranthus bullatus Besser ex Spreng.
  • Amaranthus chlorostachys Willk.
  • Amaranthus curvifolius Spreng.
  • Amaranthus delilei Richt. & Loret
  • Amaranthus johnstonii Kov.
  • Amaranthus recurvatus Desf.
  • Amaranthus retroflexus var. delilei (Richt. & Loret) Thell.
  • Amaranthus retroflexus subsp. delilei (Richt. & Loret) Tzvelev
  • Amaranthus retroflexus var. genuinus (L.) Thell. ex Probst
  • Amaranthus retroflexus var. rubricaulis Thell.
  • Amaranthus retroflexus f. rubricaulis Thell. ex Probst
  • Amaranthus retroflexus var. salicifolius lI.M.Johnst.
  • Amaranthus rigidus Schult. ex Steud.
  • Amaranthus spicatus Lam.
  • Amaranthus strictus Ten.
  • Amaranthus tricolor L.
  • Galliaria retroflexa (L.) Nieuwl.
  • Galliaria scabra Bubani

Amaranthus retroflexus is a species of flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae with several common names, including red-root amaranth, redroot pigweed, red-rooted pigweed, common amaranth, pigweed amaranth, and common tumbleweed.

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