Definition of Chenopodiaceae
1. Noun. Includes spinach and beets.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, Order Caryophyllales, Order-chenopodiales
Member holonyms: Chenopodium, Genus Chenopodium, Atriplex, Genus Atriplex, Bassia, Genus Bassia, Genus Kochia, Kochia, Cycloloma, Genus Cycloloma, Genus Halogeton, Genus Salicornia, Salicornia, Genus Salsola, Salsola, Genus Sarcobatus, Sarcobatus, Genus Spinacia, Spinacia
Specialized synonyms: Beta, Genus Beta
Medical Definition of Chenopodiaceae
1. The goosefoot family of plants that includes beets, chard, and spinach. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chenopodiaceae
Literary usage of Chenopodiaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"In dry soil, Ohio to Kansas, south to Florida and Texas. Widely distributed in tropical America. Aug.- Sept. Family 17. Chenopodiaceae ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"In several Chenopodiaceae the cauline leaves are ... and most Polygonaceae there is a petaloid perianth, whilst in Chenopodiaceae and ..."