Amaranthus powellii (Amaranthaceae), a new addition for the flora of India and a preliminary list of the Indian Amaranthus species

  • Sindhu Arya Department of Botany, Research centre University of Kerala, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, 695034-Kerala, India
  • Duilio Iamonico University of Rome Sapienza
  • Venugopalan Nair Saradamma Anil Kumar Department of Botany, Government College, Vidhya Nagar, Kasaragod, 671123-Kerala, India.
Keywords: Alien species, Amaranthus species list, Asia, new record

Abstract

Three populations of Amaranthus powellii were discovered in Kerala region (SE-India), representing the first record of this species for the national flora. A morphological description based on the Indian plants, as well as ecological data are given. A preliminary list of all the Amaranthus species occurring in India, which was never published during the last 135 years, is also provided.

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Published
2021-01-05
How to Cite
AryaS., IamonicoD. and Anil KumarV. N. S. (2021) “Amaranthus powellii (Amaranthaceae), a new addition for the flora of India and a preliminary list of the Indian Amaranthus species”, Hacquetia, 20(2), pp. 257–262. Available at: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/hacquetia/article/view/8969 (Accessed: 1August2021).
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