Family – Chenopodiaceae

Family – Chenopodiaceae. 5 genera in Sri Lanka

 

54.01. ATRIPLEX L.

A.repens Roth  T:elichchevi

 

54.02. BETA L.

B.vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris*  E:beet root

 

54.03. CHENOPODIUM L.

C.ambrosioides L.  E:Mexican tea, wormseed

C.murale L.  E:nettle-leaf goosefoot

 

54.04. HALOSARCIA P. G. Wilson

H.indica (Willd.) P. G. Wilson  [Arthrocnemum indicum (Willd.) Moq.] T:kotanai

 

54.05. SALICORNIA L.

S.brachiata Roxb.

 

54.06. SUAEDA Forssk. ex Scop.

S.maritima (L.) Dumort. [Suaeda nudiflora (Willd.) Moq.] T:umiri, umuddi, umunddi

S.monoica Forssk. ex J. F. Gmelin

S.vermiculata Forssk. ex J. F. Gmelin T:umiri, umuddi, umunddi

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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