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Arracacia xanthorrhiza Bancr.

Umbelliferae

Apio, arracach, arracacha, arracacia, fecula, Peruvian carrot, Peruvian parsnip, r'accacha, white carrot


We have information from several sources:

Magness—J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Neglected Crops: 1492 from a Different Perspective.—1994. J.E. Hernándo Bermejo and J. León (eds.). Plant Production and Protection Series No. 26. FAO, Rome, Italy.


Outside links

Arracacha can be found in Lost Crops of the Incas—from National Academy Press

Andean roots and tubers: Ahipa, arracacha, maca and yacon—by M. Hermann, J. Heller (eds.) from the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute


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