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AMARANTHACEAE (goosefoots, oraches, glassworts, amaranths & pigweeds)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Amaranthus L. (amaranths, pigweeds)
Amaranthus retroflexus (Common Amaranth), eg: Amaranthus retroflexus (Common Amaranth) - Plant
Genus 10 subtaxa 13 ident refs
Atriplex L. (oraches)
Atriplex glabriuscula (Babington's Orache), eg: Atriplex glabriuscula (Babington's Orache) - Plant - fruiting Atriplex laciniata (Frosted Orache), eg: Atriplex laciniata (Frosted Orache) - Plant - top view Atriplex littoralis (Grass-leaved Orache), eg: Atriplex littoralis (Grass-leaved Orache) - Flower clusters Atriplex portulacoides (Sea Purslane, Sea-purslane), eg: Atriplex portulacoides (Sea Purslane, Sea-purslane) - Plant - in situ Atriplex prostrata (Spear-leaved Orache), eg: Atriplex prostrata (Spear-leaved Orache) - Plant
Genus 14 subtaxa 13 ident refs
Beta vulgaris L. (Beet) Species 2 subtaxa  
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla (L.) Arcang. (Foliage Beet, Leaf Beet, Mangold) Subspecies 1 subtaxon  
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. cicla (Spinach Beet, Perpetual Spinach)
Plant - in situ
Variety    
Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima (L.) Arcang. (Sea Beet)
Plant washed out of bank on seashore
Subspecies    
Chenopodium L. (goosefoots)
Chenopodium album agg. (fat hen), eg: Chenopodium album (Fat-hen) - Stem leaf and infructescence - close-up Chenopodium bonus-henricus (Good-King-Henry), eg: Chenopodium bonus-henricus (Good-King-Henry) - Plant - in habitat Chenopodium hybridum (Maple-leaved Goosefoot), eg: Chenopodium hybridum (Maple-leaved Goosefoot) - Plant - in situ Chenopodium polyspermum (Many-seeded Goosefoot), eg: Chenopodium polyspermum (Many-seeded Goosefoot) - Plant Chenopodium rubrum (Red Goosefoot), eg: Chenopodium rubrum (Red Goosefoot) - Plant - side view
Genus 5 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Salicornia L. (glassworts)
Salicornia europaea agg. (a glasswort), eg: Salicornia europaea agg. (a glasswort) - In situ Salicornia ramosissima (Purple Glasswort), eg: Salicornia ramosissima (Purple Glasswort) - Green plant with purplish tips Unidentified Salicornia (Unidentified Glassworts), eg: Unidentified Salicornia (Unidentified Glassworts) - In situ
Genus 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Salsola kali L. (Saltwort)
Salsola kali subsp. kali (Prickly Saltwort), eg: Salsola kali subsp. kali (Prickly Saltwort) - Flowering shoot
Species 1 subtaxon  
Sarcocornia perennis (Mill.) A.J. Scott (Perennial Glasswort)
Plant
Species   1 ident refs
Suaeda maritima (L.) Dumort. (Annual Sea-blite)
Plant - top view
Species    
Suaeda vera Forssk. ex J.F. Gmel. (Shrubby Seablite)
Close-up
Species    
("Chenopodiaceae") (the old Chenopodiaceae)
Atriplex (oraches), eg: Atriplex littoralis (Grass-leaved Orache) - Flower clusters Beta (beets), eg: Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima (Sea Beet) - Rootstock Chenopodium (goosefoots), eg: Chenopodium bonus-henricus (Good-King-Henry) - Plant - in habitat Salicornia (glassworts), eg: Salicornia ramosissima (Purple Glasswort) - Plant Salsola kali (Saltwort), eg: Salsola kali subsp. kali (Prickly Saltwort) - Flowering shoot Sarcocornia perennis (Perennial Glasswort), eg: Sarcocornia perennis (Perennial Glasswort) - Plant Suaeda maritima (Annual Sea-blite), eg: Suaeda maritima (Annual Sea-blite) - Plant - top view Suaeda vera (Shrubby Seablite), eg: Suaeda vera (Shrubby Seablite) - Close-up
Informal 33 subtaxa 36 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

A guide to pigweeds, goosefoots, oraches and their relatives in Hampshire: the family Amaranthaceae (formerly Amaranthaceae and Chenopodiaceae).: http://hantsplants.org.uk/articles.php A guide to pigweeds, goosefoots, oraches and their relatives in Hampshire: the family Amaranthaceae (formerly Amaranthaceae and Chenopodiaceae).

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 11 general literature references to AMARANTHACEAE (goosefoots, oraches, glassworts, amaranths & pigweeds)

AMARANTHACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 257 feeding and other relationships of AMARANTHACEAE (goosefoots, oraches, glassworts, amaranths & pigweeds)

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