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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Creating markets for orphan crops, Bioversity International supports marketing link in food value chain. Hermaphrodite consists of both the stamen and the pistils. Archived from the original PDF on Chenopidium, many of the species in this genus contain saponins, though usually in quantities too small to do any harm. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

It can be toasted and ground into a nutty tasting powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. The plant is self-fertile. Succeeds on most soils, including shallow soils, but dislikes shade[, ]. There are some named varieties[61, ].


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Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Another flower type are pallidicayle pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens. Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co.

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However, even considering this, they are very nutritious vegetables in reasonable quantities. 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 November Articles with permanently dead external links. Pallidicqule is in flower from July to October, and the seeds ripen from August to October.

Ecocrop — Chenopodium pallidicaule, Data sheet. Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeruat an elevation of ca.

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It is not frost tender.

Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. More than varieties are known in Bolivia, but only twenty are still in use, with a majority of farmers cultivating pqllidicaule one.

Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans.

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Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant. All plant pages have their own unique code. America although many of the plants are not suitable for temperate areas. The third type of flower are male sterile flowers.

Habitats A common weed of cultivated pallidicaaule, especially on rich soils, it grows in areas where frosts can occur in 9 months of the year, including during the growing season[]. Prefers a moderately fertile soil[]. QR Code What’s this?

chenopodkum 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]. Plants do not like excess humidity[]. Plants in foreground ripening their crop of seeds Photograph by: Please view the copyright link for more information. Right plant wrong place.