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Manihot
(Manioc; Cassava; Tapioca; Arrowroot, Brazilian; Brazilian Arrowroot; Kasaba)


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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<b>Manihot</b> esculenta'Variegata'
Manihot esculenta'Variegata'
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File:Manihot esculenta.jpg
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Description[edit]
Description[edit]
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<b>Manihot</b> esculenta Crantz
Manihot esculenta Crantz
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File:Yuca (<b>Manihot</b> esculenta).
File:Yuca (Manihot esculenta).
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File:Starr 061212-2345 <b>Manihot</b>
File:Starr 061212-2345 Manihot
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Cassava - <b>Manihot</b> Esculenta
Cassava - Manihot Esculenta
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File:<b>Manihot</b> palmata RJB.jpg
File:Manihot palmata RJB.jpg
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