Amaranthus macrocarpus Benth.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv.

Two varieties are known. Amaranthus macrocarpus var. pallidus Benth. is confined to Qld and NSW. See profile under Amaranthus macrocarpus var. macrocarpus.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-09-05
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Caryophyllanae
family Amaranthaceae
genus Amaranthus
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Amaranthus macrocarpus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Amaranthus macrocarpus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native

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Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales