EPPO Global Database

Amaranthus powellii(AMAPO)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AMAPO
  • Preferred name: Amaranthus powellii
  • Authority: Watson

Notes

USA (southwest). Widespread weed in temperate parts of the world (similar to A. hybridus). Introduced in Euromediterranean region, Western Asia, parts of Africa, most of North America, South America (western), Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amaranthus hybridus subsp. powellii (Watson) Karlsson
Amaranthus hybridus var. pseudoretroflexus (Thellung) Carretero

Common names
Name Language
Powell amaranth English (US)
Powell's amaranth English
Powell-Amarant German
Powell-Fuchsschwanz German
schlankähriger Amarant German
bledo de Powell Spanish
grönamarant Swedish
амарант Пауэлла Russian
щирица Пауэлла Russian
tummarevonhäntä Finnish
sneljek  Croatian
laskavec zelenoklasý Czech
láskavec zelenoklasý Slovak
vitkocvetni ščirovke Slovene