Abuta platyphylla

Uses

Brazil (northeast): a flour is extracted from the root starch.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Mart. ex Eichl.
Misc:
Chemical composition: Protein = none. Sugars = trace. Starch = 50.30%. Moisture = 13.50%. Minerals = 1.22%. Fibre (crude, etc.) = 34.98%. Ash: SiO2 = 65.9% (0.79% in gum). Fe2O = 1.2% (0.014% in gum). Thiamine = 22.5mcg per 100g. Riboflavin = negative.

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