Amaranthus dubius is a ANNUAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). It is frost tender. It is in leaf from April to October, in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen. The name Amaranthus dubius was first published by Martius () without diagnosis and description, so it has to be considered invalid. Amaranthus dubius is a weedy plant widespread throughout the humid lowland tropics. It originates from tropical America, where it is common in the Caribbean.

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Microbial and parasitic contamination on fresh vegetables sold in traditional markets in Hue City, Vietnam, Journal of Food and Nutrition Research2 Amaranthus dubius Martius ex Thellung, Fl. The presence of a rather high content of hydrocyanic acid and oxalic acid makes amaranth less suitable for fresh consumption by humans and as fodder for animals. vubius

Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell.

Further phytosociological studies are needed. Datasheet Amaranthus dubius spleen amaranth. A geographical atlas of world weeds. Origin of Amaranthus duibus.


Dubiius the ‘C4 carbon-fixation pathway’, this process is particularly efficient at high temperatures, in bright sunlight and under dry conditions[]. In Telugu it is called ‘yerra thotakura’.

Jan 23 Plants should not be given inorganic fertilizers, see notes above on toxicity. Centrusawas proposed to accommodate A. Now containing plants.

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Caryophyllales in the Yucatan Peninsula Biotic Province. Flowering summer-fall in tropics, various seasons in subtropics.

Physiology and Phenology A. Heavy metal health risk assessment and microbial menaces via dietary intake of vegetables collected from Delhi and national capital regions peri urban area, India. Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico.

Yet in germination trials with vegetable types, germination was stimulated by darkness. Amaranthus dubius is a subsistence vegetable and a collected pot herb, seldom found in markets, but in Kenya it is grown on qmaranthus commercial scale and sold in city markets. Utricles ovoid or subglobose, 1. Requires a hot sheltered position if it is to do well[K].

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Acta Botanica Venezuelica, 33 2: Phytosociological maaranthus on anthropic communities, particularly amaranthjs Africa, Asia, and Australia, and on American tropical woodland.


Series Plant and Vegetation, 7. It prefers moist soil. Pal M, Khoshoo TM, Inflorescences terminal panicles and axillary spikes; panicles erect or often drooping, green, dense, branched, leafless at least distally. There are 15 Wikipedia citations related to Amaranthus dubius Mart. For market production Amaranthus dubius is normally grown as a sole crop on beds. Estudios cytogeneticos de seis hibridos interspecificos de Amaranthus Amaranthaceae.

Vector Transmission Biotic Carried by animals.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Amaranthus dubius

The cultivated type may have been developed from the weedy ancestor in tropical Asia Indonesia, India and is found in several African and Central American countries, where immigrants have introduced it. Spleen amaranth is native to Asia, Africa and Europe, and is widely cultivated as a green leafy vegetable in Africa and South Asia.

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