EPPO Global Database

Amaranthus cruentus(AMACR)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-04-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AMACR
  • Preferred name: Amaranthus cruentus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

A. cruentus is a purple variant of the weed A. hybridus (q.v.), maintained in cultivation as a garden plant and also as a cereal crop. It is not itself a significant weed.


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amaranthus cruentus var. paniculatus (Linnaeus) Boom
Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus (Linnaeus) Thellung
Amaranthus hybridus var. paniculatus (Linnaeus) Thellung
Amaranthus hybridus var. patulus (Bertoloni) Thellung
Amaranthus paniculatus Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
blood amaranth English
Cape pigweed English
caterpillar amaranth English
prince's feather English
purple amaranth English
red amaranth English
redshank English
ausgebreiteter Amarant German
ausgebreiteter Fuchsschwanz German
Gartenfuchsschwanz German
Katzenschwanz German
Rispenamarant German
Rispenfuchsschwanz German
amarante couleur-de-sang French
amarante étalée French
amarante rouge French
amarante sanglante French
amaranto Spanish
gusano Spanish
moco de pavo Spanish
amaranto cruento Italian
amaranto paniculato Italian
bredo Portuguese
bredo-vermelho Portuguese
caruru-roxo Portuguese
caruru-vermelho Portuguese
blodamarant Swedish
амарант багряный Russian
амарант метельчатый Russian
щирица багряная Russian
щирица кроваво-красная Russian
щирица метельчатая Russian
purppurarevonhäntä Finnish
horozibiği Turkish
yarbuz yerok-shibbolet Hebrew
יַרְבּוּז יְרֹק-שִׁבֹּלֶת Hebrew
szarłat wiechowaty Polish
szarłat wyniosły Polish
bíbor disznóparéj Hungarian
terpedt disznóparéj Hungarian
nena e apur Albanian
nenë Albanian
lǎo yā gǔ Chinese
老鸦谷 Chinese
cviet rumeni  Croatian
laskavec krvavý Czech
laskavec zvrhlý latnatý Czech
pöörisjas rebashein Estonian
가는털비름 Korean
ga neun teol bi reum Korean
skarainais amarants Latvian
šluotinis burnotis Lithuanian
láskavec metlinatý Slovak
láskavec rozkladitý Slovak
košati ščirovke Slovene
щириця волотиста Ukrainian
щириця закривавлена Ukrainian