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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Boiling, however, was found to increase zinc, iron and calcium dialyzability. Once the plant is about 5cm tall it is very drought tolerant[]. Plants seem to be quite resistant to most pests and diseases[].

America[], though it is seldom grown now[]. Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans.

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Chenopodium pallidicaule Cañihua PFAF Plant Database

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. People with a tendency to rheumatism, arthritis, gout, kidney stones or hyperacidity should take especial caution if including this plant in their diet since it can aggravate their condition[].

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Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

Publisher Aldine Publishing Co. If you have questions about a plant please use chenlpodium Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. The cooking and extrusion technology tests have already shown successful results in several countries.

It can also be used to make biscuits, mixed with flour it is used to make bread and a hot pallidicwule similar to hot chocolate can also be made from it[, ]. QR Code What’s this?

Very small, about 1mm in diameter, but abundantly produced[]. Very readable, with lots of information and good pictures of pallidicauel lesser known food plants of S.

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The third type of flower are male sterile flowers. Since it is rich in calories and proteins, local people take it on long travels. The plant has short stout stems and resists wind and heavy rain[]. Last update on The seed is somewhat laborious to harvest and dehusk, it chenopidium enveloped in a papery husk and this is removed by soaking in water and then rubbing[].

The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

Although toxic, saponins are poorly absorbed by the body and most pass straight through without chenopodiuj problem.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. The raw leaves should only be eaten in small quantities, see the notes above on toxicity.


In intensive systems, yields of 2—3 t can be obtained. Please view the copyright link for more information. However, even considering this, they are very nutritious vegetables in reasonable quantities.

The lasta type shows high branching, whereas the saguia type is characterized by few branching and its more erected growth. Views Read Edit View history. Adult plants are also resistant to night frosts. This QR Code is unique to this page. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

J Sci Food Agric. The plant is self-fertile.

Chenopodium pallidicaule

The crop was experimentally produced in Finland and showed good results. It cannot grow in the pallodicaule. Cooking the plants will reduce their content of oxalic acid. Polygonaceae Buckwheat Tartary buckwheat.

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You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. However, many of the species in this genus contain saponins, though usually in quantities too small to do any harm.

Another flower type are the pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens. Archived from the original PDF on Plants in foreground ripening their crop of seeds Photograph by: Readable yet also very detailed.