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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Habitats 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[]. Plants do not like excess humidity[]. Fri Sep 7 Publisher Aldine Publishing Co. The crop was experimentally produced in Finland and showed good results. However, even considering this, they are very nutritious vegetables in reasonable quantities.

Chenopodium pallidicaule Cañihua PFAF Plant Database

You will receive a range of benefits including: The leaves and seeds of all members of this genus are more or less edible.

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There are some named varieties[61, ]. The protein content Very readable, with lots of information and good pictures of some lesser known food plants of S. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Another flower type are the pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure. The plant has short stout stems and resists wind and heavy rain[].

Very small, about 1mm in diameter, but abundantly produced[]. It can be toasted and ground into a nutty tasting powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. It is in flower from July to October, and the seeds ripen from August to October. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant chenopocium a plant will be included.

In intensive systems, yields of 2—3 t can be obtained. Retrieved from ” https: If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to chebopodium questions ourselves.

Hermaphrodite consists of both the stamen and the pistils.

Not for the casual reader. 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[].

You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. The lasta type shows high branching, whereas the saguia type is characterized by few branching and its more erected growth.

Chenopodium pallidicaule

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]. Creating markets for orphan crops, Bioversity International supports marketing link in food value chain.


It can also be used to make biscuits, mixed with flour it is used to make bread and cgenopodium hot beverage similar to hot chocolate can also be made from it[, ]. Right plant wrong place. America although many of the plants are not suitable for temperate areas.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chenopodium pallidicaule. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious.

They tolerate a pH in the range from 4.

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The flowers are closed at fertility and so seem to pallidicale almost exclusively self-pollinating[]. The raw leaves should only be eaten in small quantities, see the notes above on toxicity. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

QR Code What’s this? Leaves – cooked and used like spinach[]. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

Ecocrop — Chenopodium pallidicaule, Data sheet. Polygonaceae Buckwheat Tartary buckwheat. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each pallidicau,e. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Seed – sow spring in situ.