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Amaranthus viridis
(Amaranthaceae)

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Species description or overview

Amaranthus viridis information from PIER
Information on Amaranthus viridis as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Amaranthus viridis
Nomenclatural information about Amaranthus viridis is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Amaranthus viridis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Amaranthus viridis--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Amaranthus viridis information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Amaranthus viridis, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Amaranthus viridis
Nomenclatural information about Amaranthus viridis is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Amaranthus viridis (Amaranthaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Amaranthus viridis as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Amaranthus viridis (Amaranthaceae) (slender amaranth, aheahea, pakapakai)
Links to high-resolution free images of Amaranthus viridis (Amaranthaceae) (slender amaranth, aheahea, pakapakai) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Amaranthus viridis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Amaranthus viridis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Amaranthus viridis images from PIER
Images of Amaranthus viridis provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Amaranthus viridis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Amaranthus viridis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Amaranthus viridis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Amaranthus viridis--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll
Starr, Forest, Kim Martz, and Lloyd Loope. 2001. Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll. Prepared for Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (Honolulu). 47 pp. illus.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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