Family Basellaceae

Family Basellaceae

Taxonomic Position according to Cronquist

Kingdom                     :Plantae

Division                       :Magnoliophyta

Class                            :Magnoliopsida

Subclass                      :Caryophyllidae

Order                           :Caryophyllalase

Family                         :Basellaceae

Table 1. : Crop plant species under Basellaceae family

Serial Number English name Bangla/local name Scientific name Plant parts use Usefulness
1 Indian spinach Puishak Basella alba


Young shoot Vegetable
2 Srilangkan spinach Puishak A.     rubra Young shoot Vegetable


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