EPPO Global Database

Chenopodium quinoa(CHEQU)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CHEQU
  • Preferred name: Chenopodium quinoa
  • Authority: Willdenow

Notes

South America. Cultivated in Andean countries as a grain crop, and more recently in many other countries as a gluten-free cereal. 


Common names
Name Language
quinoa English
quinoa goosefoot English
quinua English
Heidenkorn German
Peru-Spinat German
Reismelde German
Reisspinat German
chénopode blanc French
chénopode quinoa French
petit riz French
arroz del Perú Spanish (BO)
quinoa Spanish (AR)
quinua Spanish (BO)
quinoa Italian
arroz-miúdo-do-peru Portuguese
espinafre-de-peru Portuguese
quinoa Portuguese
mjöllmålla Swedish
марь киноа Russian
mel-gåsefod Danish
kvinoa Finnish
komosa ryżowa Polish
quinoa Hungarian
merlík čilský Czech
mrlík čílský Slovak