Amaranthus graecizans

Amaranthus graecizans L., Sp. Pl. 990 1753. (syn: Amaranthus angustifolius Lam.; Amaranthus graecizans var. latifolia Frenzel; Amaranthus graecizans var. pachytepalus Aellen; Amaranthus roxburghianus H. W. Kung);

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Plant name: Amaranthus graecizans L., Sp. Pl. 990. 1753.
Ver. names: Tumble weed, pig weed (Eng.)
Family: Amaranthaceae
Annual herb, prostrate, branched from the base; plants glabrous. Leaves spiral; variable, lamina rhomboid-ovate or linear-lanceolate or linear, 2-4 × 0.5-2 cm, acute, cuneate at the base, glaucous green.  Flowers all in axillary cymose clusters, male and female intermixed, males in the upper whorls. Perianth segments 3, 2-3mm. Stamens 3 in males. Stigmas 3, slender, flexuose in females. Capsule subglobose 2mm, usually strongly wrinkled. Seeds shining, compressed, black, faintly reticulate.
Habitat & location: Occasional in the rock crevices in hilly areas. 
Use: The leaves are used as leafy vegetable. 

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