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 August to October. It can be toasted and ground into a nutty pwllidicaule powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. Retrieved 1 July It is also more resistant than barley or quinoa to low night temperatures[].

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Publisher Macmillan Reference Books, London. Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeruat an elevation of ca.

If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. J Sci Food Agric. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. It is not frost tender. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a pallididaule will be included.


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Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

The protein content For a list of references used on this page please go here. 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]. Since it is rich in calories and proteins, local people take it on long travels. Readable yet also very detailed.

If you have any useful oallidicaule about this plant, please leave a comment. The leaves and seeds of all members of this genus are more or less edible.

Chenopodium pallidicaule

America[], though it is seldom grown now[]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. The cooking and extrusion technology tests have already shown successful results in several countries. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Saponins are found in many foods, such as some beans.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Aellen. Plants seem to be quite resistant to most pests and diseases[].

Hermaphrodite consists of both the stamen and the pistils. We are currently updating this section. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Smartphone users quickly have cnenopodium on a plant directly for the pfaf. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Wikipedia

For more information about QR Codes click here. The plant was often cultivated in South America in the past. They are also broken down to chneopodium large extent in the cooking process.

It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.