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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It is in flower from July to October, and the seeds ripen from Chenoposium to October. Adult plants are also resistant to night frosts. The plant has resistance to strong winds, heavy rainfalls, most pests and diseases, and even prolonged drought periods.

QR Cbenopodium What’s this? It can be toasted and ground into a nutty tasting powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeruat an elevation of ca.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Wikipedia

Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. Publisher Macmillan Reference Books, London. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The fruits are small and dark, which contain brown or black seed with a diameter of 0. Retrieved from ” https: Fri Sep 7 The raw leaves should only be eaten in small quantities, see the notes above on toxicity. Although used in much the same way, this species is not very closely related pwllidicaule quinoa, C.


This technology present numerous advantages such as low cost, simple operation, moderate production volume, minimum auxiliary equipment, versatility, good sanitary conditions and easy management. Once the plant is about 5cm tall it is very drought tolerant[]. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Mol Nutr Food Res. America[], though it is seldom grown now[].

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].

Although toxic, saponins are poorly absorbed by the body and most pass straight through without any problem. Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access chenopodiuk our website pages.

The plant was often cultivated in South America in the past. The crop was experimentally produced in Finland and showed good results. Very readable, with lots of information and good pictures of some lesser known food plants of S.

The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure. Prefers a moderately fertile soil[]. Hermaphrodite consists of both the stamen and the pistils.

Always seek advice from a chenopoduim before using a plant medicinally. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chenopodium pallidicaule.

However, many of the species in this genus contain saponins, though usually in quantities too small to do any harm. Now containing plants.

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[].


Chenopodium pallidicaule

Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. The plant is self-fertile. Since it is rich in calories and proteins, local people take it on long travels. 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[, ].

You will receive a range of benefits including: Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Plants do not like excess humidity[]. Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co.

Another flower type are the pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens. Leaves – cooked and used like spinach[]. Cooking the plants will reduce their content of oxalic acid. Publisher Aldine Publishing Co. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. The protein content J Sci Food Agric.

You can unsubscribe at anytime. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. The lasta type shows high branching, whereas the saguia type is characterized by few branching and its more erected growth.

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