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Amaranthaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Amaranth Family.

Key to Amaranthaceae

A family of about 65 genera and 900 species, mostly herbs, but including shrubs and trees, nearly cosmopolitan, but most diverse in subtropical and temperate regions (Judd & Ferguson 1999).

Subfamily Amaranthoideae
Tribe Celosieae: Celosia.
Tribe Amarantheae, subtribe Amaranthinae: Amaranthus.
Tribe Amarantheae, subtribe Aervinae: Achyranthes.
Subfamily Gomphrenoideae
Tribe Gomphrenae, subtribe Froelichiinae: Alternanthera, Froelichia, Guellimenea.
Tribe Gomphrenae, subtribe Gomphreninae: Blutaparon, Gomphrena, Iresine.

Ref: Fuentes-Bazan, Mansion, & Borsch (2012); Fuentes-Bazan, Uotila, & Borsch (2012); Judd & Ferguson (1999); Kühn In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Robertson & Clemants (2003) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003b); Townsend In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993). Show full citations.

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