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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Another flower type are the pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens. Mol Nutr Food Res.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeruat an elevation of ca.

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The plant has short ;allidicaule stems and resists wind and heavy rain[]. More than varieties are known in Bolivia, but only twenty are still in use, with a majority of farmers cultivating just one. The raw leaves should only be eaten in small quantities, see the notes above on toxicity.

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Chenopodium pallidicaule Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeruat an elevation of ca.


Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. For a list of references used on this page please go here. This page was last edited on 17 Septemberat The flowers are closed at fertility and so seem to be almost exclusively self-pollinating[]. chenopodihm

Chenopodium pallidicaule

Although used in chenlpodium the same way, this species is not very closely related to quinoa, C. Polygonaceae Buckwheat Tartary buckwheat. For more information about QR Codes click here. There are some named varieties[61, ].

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The lipids consist mainly of unsaturated fatty acids. Seed – sow spring in situ. They are also broken down to a large extent in the cooking process. Views Read Edit View history. It cannot grow in the shade. Most varieties take about days from seed sowing to harvest, but at least one quick-maturing type can be harvested in 95 days[].

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].

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A common weed of cultivated ground, especially on rich soils, it grows in areas where frosts can occur in 9 months of the year, including during the growing season[].

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Retrieved from ” https: Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London. Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans.

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