Chenopodium quinoa Willd. 1797

Jonsell, B., Karlsson, 2005, Chenopodiaceae - Fumariaceae (Chenopodium), Flora Nordica 2, pp. 4-31 : 30

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Chenopodium quinoa Willd. 1797


Chenopodium quinoa Willd. 1797 .

D Mel-Gåsefod. F kvinoa. S mjölmålla.

- Vegetatively resembling C. album (15) but stem yellow to red, leaves usually yellow- to blue-green with slightly 3-lobed blade. Inflorescence very dense. Tepals keeled. Seeds whitish; seed-coat very thin or absent.

D Sjæ København 1946, LFM Græsgangen 1997 (fallow), Bm Allinge-Gudhjem 1996 (with bee-flowers). F EH Tampere 1974. - South America (the Andes), grown as a grain crop.