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Tetragonia, Tetragonioides

genus in the plant family of Aizoaceae; contains soluble oxalates capable of causing oxalate poisoning; includes T. expansa (New Zealand spinach).
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Our results are also in agreement with earlier reports on the effects of total N on oxalate content in Tetragonia tetragonioides (Ahmed and Johnson, 2000).
For example, crops such as spinach, beets, chard, tetragonia, blite, quinoa and orache all belong to the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae.