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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Subfamily: Gomphrenoideae
Genus: Chamissoa

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Chamissoa [1][2] is a genus of flowering plants in the Amaranthaceae family of the Caryophyllales order. [3]

The genus was named in honor of 19th century botanist Adelbert von Chamisso, by Carl Sigismund Kunth. Its native to North and South America.

This genus is sometimes included in the Chenopodiaceae family. [4]


Species include: [5]


  1. ^ "Chamissoa". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  2. ^ Chamissoa. USDA PLANTS.
  3. ^ Sohmer, S. H. A Revision of Chamissoa (Amaranthaceae) Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Vol. 104, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1977), pp. 111-126
  4. ^ Chamissoa at Germplasm Resources Information Network
  5. ^ Chamissoa. The Plant List.