Plant Family


Family CN: Goosefoot Family
Family Code: CHENOP
Family Parent: [in CARYOPHYLLALES]
Family Authority: Ventenat 1799
Summary: A family of about 100 genera and about 150 species, herbs and shrubs, cosmopolitan, but especially in xeric and/or saline areas. Sometimes recently included in the Amaranthaceae, but each traditional family is monophyletic and there seems no reason to combine them.
Reference: Welsh, Crompton, & Clemants in FNA (2003b); Judd & Ferguson (1999)=Z; Fuentes-Bazan, Uotila, & Borsch (2012); Fuentes-Bazan, Mansion, & Borsch (2012); Kühn in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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