A family of more than 100 genera and 1500 species frequently in semi-arid environments and saline habitats, cosmopolitan; 28 genera occur naturally in Australia.
Chenopodium - A cosmopolitan genus of about 70 species; 23 species recorded for Australia with 14 of them endemic.
Einadia - A genus of about 6 species in Australia and New Zealand; four species occur naturally in Australia.
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