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 species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Wind. America although many of the plants are not suitable for temperate areas.

Although toxic, saponins are poorly absorbed by the body and most pass straight through without any problem. It is also more resistant than barley or quinoa to low night temperatures[].

Views Read Edit View history. Succeeds pallidicule most soils, including shallow soils, but dislikes shade[, ]. Chenopodium pallidicaule – Aellen. Although used in much the same way, this species is not very closely related to quinoa, C. Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student.

Cooking the plants will reduce their content of oxalic acid. We are currently updating this section. It cannot grow in the shade. American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from pallidicaulf the world. There are some named varieties[61, ].


The crop was experimentally produced in Finland and showed good results. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. J Sci Food Agric.

Chenopodium pallidicaule – Useful Tropical Plants

The raw leaves should only be eaten in small quantities, see the notes above on toxicity. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Most of chenopodkum seed usually germinates within a few days of sowing. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

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Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Seed – sow spring in situ. This is a QR code short for Pallodicaule Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.

If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Plant Foods for Chenipodium Nutrition. Seed – cooked[57, 61, 97,]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This technology present numerous advantages such as low cost, simple operation, moderate pallidicayle volume, minimum auxiliary equipment, versatility, good sanitary conditions and easy management. It can be toasted and ground into a nutty tasting powder that can be used as a breakfast cereal. America[], though it is seldom grown now[]. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. 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[].



Hermaphrodite consists of both the stamen and the pistils. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.

Chenopodium pallidicaule

It is in flower from July to October, and the seeds ripen from August to October. Right plant wrong place. Retrieved 1 July The seed contains little or no saponins and so can be used without pre-treatment[].

Adult plants are also resistant to night frosts. Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant. Chenopoxium seem to be quite resistant to most pests and diseases[].

The protein content 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[, ].