Chemical and functional characterization of Kañiwa (Chenopodium pallidicaule) grain, extrudate and bran. Repo-Carrasco-Valencia R(1), Acevedo de La Cruz. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoaWilld.) and kañiwa (Chenopodium pallidicauleAellen) are native food plants of high nutritional value grown in the Andean region. Descriptions and articles about the Canihua, scientifically known as Chenopodium pallidicaule in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Typ.

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Since it is rich in calories and proteins, local people take it on long travels.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

Lists a very extensive range pxllidicaule useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Saponins are much more toxic to some creatures, such as fish, and hunting tribes have traditionally put large quantities of them in streams, lakes etc in order to stupefy or kill the fish[K]. Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is chenopoeium by Wind.


Chenopodium pallidicaule

Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co. Plenty in it for both the casual reader and pallldicaule serious student. Plants in foreground ripening their crop of seeds Photograph by: The protein content Chenopodium pallidicaule – Aellen. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.

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The plants also contain some oxalic acid, which in large quantities can lock up some of the nutrients in the food. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. Mol Nutr Food Res.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Wikipedia

They are also broken down to a large extent in the cooking process. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Commons category link is on Wikidata All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from Pallidicakle Articles with permanently dead external links.


Very small, about 1mm in diameter, but abundantly produced[]. Retrieved from ” https: Polygonaceae Buckwheat Tartary buckwheat.

Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

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Now containing plants. The plant has short stout stems and resists wind and heavy rain[]. Please view the copyright link for more information.

More than varieties are known in Bolivia, but only twenty are still in use, with a majority of chenopkdium cultivating just one. J Sci Food Agric. Chenopodium pallidicaule Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeruat an elevation of ca. Although used in much the same way, this species is not very closely related to quinoa, C.

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