EPPO Global Database

Amaranthus retroflexus(AMARE)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-29

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AMARE
  • Preferred name: Amaranthus retroflexus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico. Introduced as a weed throughout the world, in particular in the Euromediterranean region, Caucasus, Siberia and Russian Far East, Central Asia, China and Japan, parts of Africa, South America, Australia

 WSSA list of weeds in North America

Introduced and invasive in Central Russia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amaranthus delilei Richter & Loret
Amaranthus spicatus Lamarck
Amaranthus strictus Tenore

Common names
Name Language
careless weed English (US)
common amaranth English (GB)
pigweed English
redroot English (AU)
redroot amaranth English
redroot pigweed English
slender pigweed English (US)
wild amaranth English
Ackerfuchsschwanz German
Bogenfuchsschwanz German
krummer Amarant German
krummer Fuchsschwanz German
rauhaariger Fuchsschwanz German
rauhhaariger Amarant German
rauhhaariger Fuchsschwanz German
zurückgebogener Amarant German
zurückgekrümmter Amarant German
zurückgekrümmter Fuchsschwanz German
amarante réfléchie French
blé rouge French
atacu Spanish
atreu Spanish
bledo Spanish
bledo rojo Spanish (HN)
quelite Spanish (HN)
quentonil Spanish (HN)
amaranto comune Italian
biedone Italian
blito Italian
papegaaiekruid Dutch
beldros Portuguese
bredo Portuguese
caruru-gigante Portuguese (BR)
moncos-de-peru Portuguese
moncos-de-perú Portuguese
svinamarant Swedish
アオゲイト Japanese
アオゲイトウ Japanese
aogeito Japanese
aogeitô Japanese
щирица запрокинутая Russian
opret amarant Danish
duskamarant Norwegian
viherrevonhäntä Finnish
tilkikuyruğu Turkish
yarbuz mufshal Hebrew
יַרְבּוּז מֻפְשָׁל Hebrew
szarłat szorstki Polish
szőrös disznóparéj Hungarian
nena e përveshur Albanian
nenë Albanian
обикновен щир Bulgarian
marxant gros Catalan
fǎn zhī xiàn Chinese
反枝苋 Chinese
oštrodlakavi šćir Croatian
laskavec ohnutý Czech
laskavec srstnatý Czech
tähkjas rebashein Estonian
αμάραντος ανακαμπτόμενος Greek
τραχύ βλήτο Greek
털비름 Korean
teol bi reum Korean
liektā kaķaste Latvian
šiurkštusis burnotis Lithuanian
ştir-sălbatic Romanian
ştir-verde Romanian
obični štir Serbian
штир Serbian
láskavec ohnutý Slovak
navadni ščirovke Slovene
щириця загнута Ukrainian