Chenopodiales

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chenopodiales corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chenopodiales An order of dicotyledonous archichlamydeous, chiefly apetalous, plants. It is generally herbaceous, with hermaphrodite flowers, superior ovary, and utricular, capsular, or baccate fruit It includes 10 families, of which the most important are the Chenopodiaceæ, Amaranthaceæ, Portulacaceæ, and Silenaceæ.
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