⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2633108, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Amaranthus spinosus L..
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Fl. Schutzgeb. Südsee 305 1900.