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Definition of the noun achira
What does achira mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: achiras
- canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Canna edulis / Canna indica
- synonyms of achira: arrowroot / indian shot
- more generic word: canna = any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers
- geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, Oceania, South America
Alternative definition of the noun achira
- The root vegetable Canna edulis, a variety of arrowroot
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An Illustrated Guide to the World's Food Plants by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Carina edulis Achira is a large-leafed member of the Canna lily genus grown for its starch- filled fleshy stems and tender young leaves. Historical Origins Achira is native to the Andean highlands in South America and is thought to be one of the ...
Foraging and Farming (2014)
The Evolution of Plant Exploitation by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman
CANNA EDULIS: ACHIRA Achira is a warm temperate crop belonging to the family Cannaceae and presumably at the time of the Conquest grown in or near the Andes up to altitudes of 2000 m or more, though its exact distribution is not known ...
Biodiversity in Trust (2007)
Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources in CGIAR Centres by Dominic Fuccillo, Linda Sears, Paul Stapleton
Achira is a perennial plant with large alternate leaves; it produces long and voluminous rhizomes with segments. The inflorescence is a raceme with two or, less often, one flower that exserts progressively from the central axis; flowers can be ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
edulis Ker Gawler English: Queensland arrowroot, achira, edible canna, purple arrowroot Quechua name: achira Spanish: achira, achera, capacho, sugii, chisqua, adura, luano, gruya, toluman, tikas, punyapong, kaska, ...
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
2n = 2x = 14 hort >>> Brassica canna (syn achira): Grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained; the name is derived from the Quechua word achira; other names in Spanish are capacho, ...
by G. Rehm
araruta de porco, biru-manso edible canna, African an'owroot tous-les-mois, balisier comestible westindisches Blumenrohr achira ...
by Timothy Darvill
achira [Sp] Tropical plant with bright flowers (Canna edulis), native to the Caribbean and lower eastern slopes of the Andes. Domesticated from c.3000 BC and used as a food source. ACRA [Ab]See AMERICAN CULTURAL RESOURCES ...
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Video shows what achira means. , similar to arrowroot: the , the seeds of which yield a purple dye.. The edible rhizome of this plant.. Achira Meaning. How to ...
Scrabble value of A1C3H4I1R1A1
The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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