Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00039372
Occurrence ID (GUID): cb2475c5-e308-4ddb-82a7-c71b295233da
Taxon: Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Collector: Gary Nabhan   982   
Date: 1978-09-16
Additional Collectors: Tom Sheridan, Barnie Burns
Locality: Mexico, Chihuahua, Guaseremos, Rio Mayo watershed.
28.65  -106.066667 +-1000m.
Habitat: trailside near houses
Description: Cultivated; plant 1.3 m tall, stems thick, inflorescence reddish, seeds white, used for pinole, tamales, tortillas; an ancient crop. Called Weywi by the Warihio.
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record Id: cb2475c5-e308-4ddb-82a7-c71b295233da
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