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