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Amaranthus viridis

Amaranthus viridis L.

Amaranthus gracilis Desf.

Amaranthus viridus L. orth. var.

Green Amaranth

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyAmaranthaceaeAmaranth family
GenusAmaranthusContraction of Greek ἀμάραντος (amarantos), “unfading,” with ἄνθος (anthos), “flower”
SpeciesviridisGreen

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Amaranthus viridis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Nov 2013.

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Amaranthus viridis (Green Amaranth)

8/22/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 4½ × 5" (11 × 13 cm)

Amaranthus viridis (Green Amaranth)

8/15/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 12 × 17" (29 × 44 cm)

Amaranthus viridis (Green Amaranth)

8/22/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 8 × 12" (20 × 31 cm)

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