Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Caryophyllales — the amaranths.

Etymologies

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Amaranthus +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • Mesembrianthemum cristallinum (Aizoaceae) y Amaranthus reflexus (Amaranthaceae), nuevos registros para la flora de las Islas San Félix (Islas Desventuradas).

    San Félix-San Ambrosio Islands temperate forests

  • Gibber plains are normally almost devoid of vegetation, but following rains may be densely covered with ephemeral species, especially Fabaceae, Compositae, and Amaranthaceae.

    Great Victoria desert

  • (Amaranthaceae) grow adjacent to the ocean, anchoring themselves with dense tangles of rhizomes, which forms the first few meters of the substratum of the small islands.

    Fernanda de Noronha-Atol das Rocas moist forests

  • Perhaps Silverbeet needs a better PR agent - Spinach has become the darling of the Amaranthaceae family especially in it's baby form.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Perhaps Silverbeet needs a better PR agent - Spinach has become the darling of the Amaranthaceae family especially in it's baby form.

    Silverbeet and Parmesan Soufflé

  • Members of the genus Amaranthus (family Amaranthaceae) are widely distributed throughout the world's tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions.

    2 The Plants

  • Amaranthaceae; Prinsepia, rare; very little variety in ferns; Pteris chrysocarpa, Aspidium pungens, and another are the most common; nor is there any variety in Epiphytous ferns, and very few Jungermannias.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Quinoa: Like amaranth, quinoa is not a true cereal grain and belongs to the flowering-plant family Amaranthaceae.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Quinoa: Like amaranth, quinoa is not a true cereal grain and belongs to the flowering-plant family Amaranthaceae.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • It belongs to the flowering-plant family Amaranthaceae, some species of which are popular ornamental plants for gardens and balconies.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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