A plant genus of the family euphorbiaceae that is perennial with conspicuous, almost palmate leaves like those of ricinus but more deeply parted into five to nine lobes. It is a source of a starch after removal of the cyanogenic glucosides. The common name of Arrowroot is also used with Maranta (marantaceae). The common name of yuca is also used for yucca.


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File:Yuca (<b>Manihot</b> esculenta).

File:Yuca (Manihot esculenta).
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<b>Manihot</b> esculenta

Manihot esculenta
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File:<b>Manihot</b> Esculenta Crantz

File:Manihot Esculenta Crantz
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<b>Manihot</b> esculenta - Köhler–s

Manihot esculenta - Köhler–s
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Not included are the

Not included are the
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<b>Manihot</b> grahamii, Cassava

Manihot grahamii, Cassava
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Abelmoschus <b>manihot</b>

Abelmoschus manihot
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for genus <b>Manihot</b>

for genus Manihot
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Symptoms and diagnosis

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