Genera within a family

Family: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
CHENOPODIACEAE (G)
Ganna or Goosefoot Family(Le)
chēn, = a gander, goose; pous, podos, = a foot; -ium, characeteristic of. (shape of the leaves)
(LS, BL)
ATRIPLEX (La)
Saltbush (Le)
ater, atra, = coal-black, lustreless-black, sable, dark; (especially, dull black) plexus, = a twining, plaiting, braid. atriplexum, = the orach, a kitchen vegetable.
(ld, BL)
Named after Ferdinando Bassi (1710-1774).**
(Ch)
chēn, = a gander, goose; pous, podos, = a foot; -ium, characeteristic of. (shape of the leaves)
(LS, BL, Le)
EXOMIS (G)
Brakbossie (Le)
ex, = without, lacking, destitute of, un-, -less; omos, = the shoulder. ("a dress without sleeves": allusion unclear)
(BL, LS, Le)
SALSOLA (La, It)
Saltwort (Le)
sal, = salt. salio, salsus, = to salt dawn, to salt; salted, salt; salsum, = brackish or salty place; -olus, = diminutive; (found on sea-coasts and salt-impregnated soils) (habitat of the plant)
(ld, BL, Ox, Le)
sarkikos, = of flesh, fleshy, of the flesh; sarc-, sarco-, = flesh-, fleshy; cornu, = a hard and generally crooked growth upon the head of many mammiferous animals. (appearance of the stems)
(LS, BL, ld, Le)