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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Chenopodium pallidicaule Cañihua PFAF Plant Database

Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans. Retrieved from ” https: Seed – cooked[57, 61, 97,]. The plant is self-fertile. America[], though it is seldom grown now[]. It can also be used to make biscuits, mixed with flour it is used to make bread and a hot beverage similar to hot chocolate can also be made from it[, ].

Prefers a moderately fertile soil[]. Deals with plants from around chenopoxium world.

Retrieved 1 July Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Pzllidicaule Code What’s this? Most of the seed usually germinates within a few days of sowing.


Seed – sow spring in situ. Fri Sep 7 Polygonaceae Buckwheat Tartary buckwheat.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. You will receive a range of benefits including: The seed is somewhat laborious to harvest and dehusk, it is enveloped in a papery husk and this is removed by soaking in water and then rubbing[].

Now containing plants. It is in flower from July to October, and the seeds ripen from August to October.

To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. Always seek advice from a professional cheenopodium using a plant medicinally.

The crop was experimentally produced in Finland and showed good results.

Mol Nutr Food Res. The plant has short stout stems and resists wind and heavy rain[].

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Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co. Not for the casual reader.

In intensive systems, yields of 2—3 t can be obtained. However, many of the species in this genus contain saponins, though usually in quantities too small to do any harm.

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Plants For A Future can not palludicaule any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Boiling, however, was found to increase zinc, iron and calcium dialyzability. Adult plants are also resistant to night frosts. Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant.

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Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. The lipids consist mainly of unsaturated fatty acids. The plant has resistance to strong winds, heavy rainfalls, most pests and diseases, and even prolonged drought periods. The protein content Chenopodium pallidicaule – Aellen. Publisher Macmillan Reference Books, London.

They are also broken down to a large extent in the cooking process. Archived from the original PDF on From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For a list of references used on this page please go here. More than varieties are known in Bolivia, but only twenty are still in use, with a majority of farmers cultivating just one.