family Amaranthaceae


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Noun1.family Amaranthaceae - cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubsfamily Amaranthaceae - cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
Amaranthus, genus Amaranthus - large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
Alternanthera, genus Alternanthera - genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
Celosia, genus Celosia - annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
Froelichia, genus 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; tropical America and Australia
genus Iresine, Iresine - genus of tropical American herbs or subshrubs
genus Telanthera, Telanthera - used in former classifications systems; now included in genus Alternanthera
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2007) placed Amaranthus in the order Caryophyllales, family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Amaranthoideae, tribe Amarantheae, sub-tribe Amaranthinae, genus Amaranthus and according to Sauer (1967) into the section Amaranthus.
It belongs to the family Amaranthaceae It is an erect or procumbent, annual or perennial herb, 1-2m in height, often with a woody base, commonly found as a weed of waysides, on roadsides.