New Zealand spinach

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New Zealand spinach - coarse sprawling Australasian plant with red or yellow flowers; cultivated for its edible young shoots and succulent leaves
genus Tetragonia, Tetragonia - New Zealand spinach
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Spinach, New Zealand spinach and orache spinach (garden spinach)
Everything from tomatoes to New Zealand spinach, rocket to tomatillos popped up in a bed I hadn't got around to weeding, providing small but tasty harvests.
Only a few foods, notably spinach, Swiss Chard, New Zealand spinach, beet tops, lamb's quarter, poke, purslane, and rhubarb have high oxalate content.
Not even distantly related to spinach but with ''spinach'' in their names are Malabar spinach (Basella rubra) and New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides).
Nasturtiums, amaranth, New Zealand spinach, and even basil or zinnias appear later, after the soil has warmed.
In summer New Zealand spinach, a bushy, leafy veg, will thrive in poor soil and lots of sunshine.

Full browser ?