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Definition of the noun amaranth family
What does amaranth family mean as a name of something?
- cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Achyranthaceae / family Achyranthaceae / Alternanthera palmeri / species Alternanthera palmeri / Atriplicaceae / family Atriplicaceae / Blitaceae / family Blitaceae / Chenopodiaceae / family Chenopodiaceae / Corispermaceae / family Corispermaceae / Deeringiaceae / family Deeringiaceae / Dysphaniaceae / family Dysphaniaceae / Salicorniaceae / family Salicorniaceae / Salsolaceae / family Salsolaceae / Amaranthaceae
- synonym of amaranth family: family Amaranthaceae
- more generic term: caryophylloid dicot family = family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
- member of: Caryophyllales / Chenopodiales / order Caryophyllales / order-Chenopodiales = corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
- genus Amaranthus / Amaranthus = large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
- genus Alternanthera / Alternanthera = genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia
- genus Celosia / Celosia = annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
- genus Froelichia / Froelichia = genus of erect or procumbent herbs of the Americas having spikes of woolly white flowers: cottonweed
- genus Gomphrena / Gomphrena = genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having flowers in close heads
- genus Iresine / Iresine = genus of tropical American herbs or subshrubs
- genus Telanthera / Telanthera = used in former classifications systems
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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by Carole J. Skelly
Alstroemeria haemantha herb lily Bomarea edulis whiteJerusalem artichoke Amaranthaceae [Amaranth family] Amaranthus spp. amaranth Joseph'scoat ladybleeding loveliesbleeding lovely bleeding pigwortpilewort prince's feather ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Also, amaranthine, amaranth family see Amaranthaceae. Amaranthus [am a ran' thas] Botany, a genus of dicotyledenous plants of the family Amaranthacae. Some species are cultivated, such as lovelies-bleeding, A. caudatus: others are ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
amaranth family \'a-m3-(ranth\ Family Amaranthaceae, which contains about 60 genera and more than 800 species of herbaceous plants and a few shrubs, trees, ...
by Frances Tenenbaum
Amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. Amaranthus is a cosmopolitan genus comprising 60 species of annuals or short-lived perennials found in wastelands and tilled fields in mild and tropical regions around the globe. While many species are ...
by Donald Wyman
AMARACUS = Origanum AMARANTH, ANNUAL GLOBE = Gomphrena globosa AMARANTHACEAE = The Amaranth Family AMARANTHUS (am-ar-ANTH-us). This is a group of annuals, some of which are vicious weeds and others of which ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
ffi, Amaranth Family (For derivation, see Amaranth). A natural order of dicotyledonous plants, embracing about 500 species. They are widely distributed, but are most abundant in the tropics. In floral characters they greatly ...
the amaranth family, 111) : am tranihus, lb. AinaryllidLicete, the amaryllis family, 81.
In the Bahamas, Lithophila vermicularis, a creeping herb of the amaranth family, common on sandy shores. Memoir Torrey Bot. Club, XII.
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Beefsteak Plant (Iresine herbstii) Amaranth Family
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