Amaranthaceae Family:

Alternanthera brasiliana ‘Purple Knight’ with Sedum lineare ‘Variegatum’  (Photo taken on 7-3-12, #107-15).

Amaranthaceae Juss.

The plant family Amaranthaceae was named and described by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.

Plants of the World Online lists 186 accepted genera (as of 3-1-21 when I last updated this page). This family is commonly known as the Amaranth family.

For more information about this family of plants, please click on the links below. The links take you directly to the information about the family. You can click on the plant name in the caption to go to their pages.




Celosia argentea ‘Cramer’s Amazon’ inflorescence on 10-3-15, #272-4.



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