amaranthaceous

amaranthaceous

(ˌæmərænˈθeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Amaranthaceae (or Amarantaceae), a family of tropical and temperate herbaceous or shrubby flowering plants that includes the amaranths and cockscomb
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The four staples of Peruvian cuisine are corn, potato and other tubers, Amaranthaceous (quinoa, kaniwa) and legumes (beans and lupins).
In such a way, high levels of grass and amaranthaceous pollen, as well as an increase in fine matter and signs of eutrophication, can be interpreted as unmistakable signs of human presence.