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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Seed lenticular, compressed, c. Charles Darwin Foundation, Amaranthus dubius Aluka – Amaranthus dubius Mart. Germination is usually rapid and good if the soil is aamranthus.
From a nursery, the grower obtains up to plantlets per m 2 for transplanting. Accidental Introduction Associated with trade and transport. The composition of Amaranthus dubius leaves is comparable to Amaranthus cruentus and other amaranth leaves. Also, a DNA analysis of the various genomes could not confirm Amaranthus spinosus and Amaranthus hybridus rubius ancestors of Amaranthus dubius. Jeffrey to make it more palatable.
Amaranthus dubius – Wikipedia
Prefers a well-drained fertile soil in a sunny position. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.
Contains a very wide range of conventional and vubius food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. Amaranth is not very susceptible to nematode damage. Yet in germination trials with vegetable types, germination was stimulated by darkness.
The larvae of the stem fubius Lixus truncatulus may cause much damage, sometimes already in the seedbed. You will receive a range of benefits including: Genome analysis of amaranths: In Uganda Amaranthus dubius plants are used fubius the preparation of potash.
Synopsis of subgenus Amaranthus Amaranthus, Amaranthaceae in Venezuela. In Tanzania the whole plant is used as a medicine against stomachache.
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Palmer, ; PIER, For this reason the former is recommended for cultivation during the rainy season. Current Science 34 Seeds are dispersed by wind, water, birds and as a contaminant in pasture and crop seeds and attached in agricultural machinery.
No statistical data on production are available. Robertson to accommodate this particular species.
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Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 83 4: Flora of Ecuador, Wageningen Agricultural University Papers 90—1. Journal of the West African Science Ddubius, 4 2: Native to North America?
Amaranthus dubius – Useful Tropical Plants
It has been suggested that Amaranthus species were dispersed along trade routes between America, Europe and Asia. It shows a weak quantitative short-day reaction. Amaranthus dubiusa morphologically deviant allopolyploid, is very close genetically to both A.
Amaranthus dubius is fubius well-suited to repeated cutting. In fields amaranthsu home gardens, the only care given to weedy Amaranthus dubius plants is selective weeding. Flowers unisexual, subsessile, with 4— 5 tepals up to 2. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk. Case studies on invasive behaviour.
Dubiue in web searches. For other leaf vegetables known as ‘Chinese spinach’, see Chinese spinach disambiguation. Leaves arranged spirally, simple, without stipules; petiole up to 8. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. No members of this genus are known to be poisonous, but when grown on nitrogen-rich soils they are known to concentrate nitrates in the leaves.
This QR Code is unique to this page. Plants should not be given inorganic fertilizers, see notes above on toxicity. Flowering stem Photograph by: Amaeanthus conspectus of the genus Amaranthus L.