EPPO Global Database

Chenopodium quinoa(CHEQU)

Overview
Last modification: 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 quinoa French
petit riz French
arroz del Perú Spanish (BO)
quinoa Spanish (AR)
quinua Spanish (BO)
quinoa Italian
mjöllmålla Swedish
марь киноа Russian
mel-gåsefod Danish
kvinoa Finnish
komosa ryżowa Polish
quinoa Hungarian
merlík čilský Czech
mrlík čílský Slovak