Definition of Family amaranthaceae

1. Noun. Cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Amaranthaceae

family Aizoaceae
family Akeridae
family Alaudidae
family Albuginaceae
family Albulidae
family Alcedinidae
family Alcidae
family Aleyrodidae
family Alismataceae
family Alliaceae
family Alligatoridae
family Allioniaceae
family Aloeaceae
family Alopiidae
family Alstroemeriaceae
family Amaranthaceae
family Amaryllidaceae
family Ambrosiaceae
family Ambystomatidae
family Ameiuridae
family Amiidae
family Ammodytidae
family Amphioxidae
family Amphisbaenidae
family Amphiumidae
family Amygdalaceae
family Anabantidae
family Anacardiaceae
family Anarhichadidae
family Anatidae

Literary usage of Family amaranthaceae

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Family. AMARANTHACEAE J. St. Hil. Expos. Fam.: 204.. AMARANTH FAMILY. Herbs, some exotic genera low shrubs, with alternate or opposite simple mostly entire ..."

2. The Town of St. Johnsbury, Vt.: A Review of One Hundred Twenty-five Years to by Edward Taylor Fairbanks (1914)
"... in 146 Mf i3ยป 144 FLORA AND FAUNA From tables prepared at the Fairbanks Museum PLANTS AND SHRUBS Amaranth family amaranthaceae Amaranth Green or Pigweed ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... the Amaranth family (Amaranthaceae), the purslane family (Portulacaceae, including the purslane or "pursley," Portulaca oleracea ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family amaranthaceae. Amaranth family. Contains about 40 genera and 450 species, widely distributed, but most abundant in the tropics. ..."

5. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"The generic name Achyranthes was applied by Linneaus in 1753 to a group of plants now placed in the family Amaranthaceae. Linnaeus' genus included several ..."

6. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... (plume type) family amaranthaceae Common Names English: celosia, cock's comb, quail grass, ..."

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