Species Amaranthus thunbergii Moq. (Poor man's spinach)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- order: Caryophyllales
  • --- family: Amaranthaceae
  • ---- species: Amaranthus thunbergii
Characteristics:erect, annual herb; up to 75 cm; simple or branched below; leaves are linear; green flowers in axillary cllusters; male and female flowers on the same plant; fruit is a blackish capsule
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 156
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