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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The seed palpidicaule somewhat laborious to harvest and dehusk, it is enveloped in a papery husk and this is removed by soaking in water and then rubbing[]. The seed contains little or no saponins and so can be used without pre-treatment[]. Mol Nutr Food Res. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

Publisher Aldine Publishing Co. Very readable, with lots of information and good pictures of some lesser known food plants of S. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. The lipids consist mainly of unsaturated fatty acids.

Chenopodium pallidicaule

Boiling, however, was found to increase zinc, iron and calcium dialyzability. QR Code What’s this? Since it is rich in calories and proteins, local people take it on long travels. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This technology present numerous advantages such as low cost, simple operation, moderate production volume, minimum auxiliary equipment, plalidicaule, good sanitary conditions and easy management.


Plants in foreground ripening their crop of seeds Photograph chenopodiym Another flower type are the pistillate flowers, which have pistils, but no stamens.

Year ISBN 0 0 Description Excellent and easily read book with good information and an excellent collection of photos of vegetables from around the world, including many unusual species. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

The plant has resistance to strong winds, heavy rainfalls, most pests and diseases, and even prolonged drought periods. Chenopodium pallidicaule Chenopodium pallidicaule growing in Atuncolla near SillustaniPeru pallidiacule, at an elevation of ca.

More than varieties are known in Bolivia, but only twenty are still in use, with a majority of farmers cultivating just one.

It can be toasted and ground into a nutty tasting powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. All plant pages have their own unique code. Retrieved 1 July 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[].

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

America although many of the plants are not suitable for temperate areas. Palliidicaule on most soils, including shallow soils, but dislikes shade[, ].

They tolerate a pH in the range from 4. In intensive systems, yields of 2—3 t can be obtained. You will receive a range of benefits including: It is in flower from July to October, and the seeds ripen from August to October. American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world.


The plant is self-fertile. Views Read Edit View history. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Readable yet also very detailed. Fri Sep 7 It is also more resistant than barley or quinoa to low night temperatures[].

A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts. 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 pallidiaule be made from it[, ].

The fruits are small and dark, which contain brown or black seed with a diameter of 0. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Wikipedia

Contains a very wide range of chemopodium and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The flowers are closed at fertility and so seem to be almost exclusively self-pollinating[]. America[], though it is seldom grown now[]. You can unsubscribe at anytime.