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Amaranthus caudatus L.


Amaranthus edulis, Amaranthus mantegazzianus

Common names

Pigweed, pendant amaranth, foxtail amaranth, samghat reeh, khaisa, rowaf

My notes

Difficult to distinguish it from A. viridis and A. hybridus.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Amaranthus caudatus is a species of annual flowering plant. It goes by common names such as love-lies-bleeding, pendant amaranth, tassel flower, velvet flower, foxtail amaranth, and quilete.[+]

LinkFoxtail amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus, local name samghat reeh) on Umm Wishad Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 14, 2014
Location on mapsUmm Wishad Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFoxtail amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus, local name samghat reeh) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 17, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFoxtail amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus)(?) in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, March 10, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar


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