family Chenopodiaceae

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Chenopodiaceae - includes spinach and beets
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
Chenopodium, genus Chenopodium - goosefoot; pigweed
Atriplex, genus Atriplex - orach; saltbush
genus Beta, Beta - beets
Cycloloma, genus Cycloloma - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
genus Halogeton - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
genus Salsola, Salsola - chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts
genus Sarcobatus, Sarcobatus - one species: greasewood
References in periodicals archive ?
Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) a good source of energy, nutrition and dietary fibre belongs to the family Chenopodiaceae (Ahmad et al.
gracilis in the canopy layer and by shrubs in the family Chenopodiaceae in the understory (Sparrow 1989, Haslem et al.