Genus: Spinacia L.

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Chenopodioideae
Tribe: Anserineae
Altfamily: Amaranthaceae
Common names: spinach
Genus number: 11405
Last updated: 30-Nov-2012
Accession Count: 646
Comments: original spelling\; sometimes misspelled as "Spinacea"\; all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Uotila, P. 1997. Chenopodiaceae. (F Iran) 172:59-63.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image