Tetragonia


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Related to Tetragonia: Tetragonia tetragonioides
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Noun1.Tetragonia - New Zealand spinach
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Aizoaceae, carpetweed family, family Aizoaceae, family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
New Zealand spinach, Tetragonia expansa, Tetragonia tetragonioides - coarse sprawling Australasian plant with red or yellow flowers; cultivated for its edible young shoots and succulent leaves
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Aizoaceae The fruits of this family are typically loeulicidal capsules, but those of Tetragonia L.
Our results are also in agreement with earlier reports on the effects of total N on oxalate content in Tetragonia tetragonioides (Ahmed and Johnson, 2000).
For example, crops such as spinach, beets, chard, tetragonia, blite, quinoa and orache all belong to the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae.