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Taxon: Chenopodium quinoa Willd.

 
Genus: Chenopodium
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Chenopodioideae
Tribe: Chenopodieae
Nomen number: 10194
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1(2):1301. 1798
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/630618
Name Verified on: 15-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 245 (165 active, 131 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pseudocereal (used for human consumption cooked after treatment for reducing saponins); pseudocereal (used for human consumption cooked after treatment for reducing saponins)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Cordoba] Chile


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia (w.), Colombia, [Narino] Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.w.), Chile


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Beauge, A. 1974. Chenopodium album et especes affines: etude historique et statistique 73-157.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. de la Cruz Torres, E. et al. 2013. The genus Chenopodium: A potential food source (Biotechnol Negl Crop) 1:3-31.
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hegi, G. et al. 1960. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- (IllF MEur) 3:627.
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  14. Maughan, P. J. et al. 2007. Chapter 9. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) (Genome Map Mol Breed) 3:147-158.
  15. Muñoz Pizarro, C. Sinopsis de la flora Chilena. (Sin F Chile)
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Rea, J. 1968. Bibliografia sobre quinua y canihua
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  20. Risi C., J. & N. W. Galwey 1989. Chenopodium grains of the Andes: a crop for temperate latitudes. In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry (New Crops Food Ind) 222-234.
  21. Ryder, E. J. 1999. Lettuce, endive and chicory Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 9:134.
  22. Standley, P. C. 1931. The Nyctaginaceae and Chenopodiaceae of northwestern South America Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 11:120.
  23. Turcios, A. E. et al. 2016. Potential use of the facultative halophyte Chenopodium quinoa Willd. as substrate for biogas production cultivated with different concentrations of sodium chloride under hydroponic conditions Bioresource Technol. 203:272-279.
  24. Walsh, B. M. et al. 2015. Chenopodium polyploidy inferences from Salt Overly Sensitive 1 (SOS1) data Amer. J. Bot. 102:533-543.
  25. Wilson, H. D. 1990. Quinua and relatives (Chenopodium sect. Chenopodium subsect. Cellulata) Econ. Bot. 44(suppl. 3):92-110.

Check other web resources for Chenopodium quinoa Willd. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10194. Accessed 13 December 2018.