Pachyrhizus erosus


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Noun1.Pachyrhizus erosus - Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils
genus Pachyrhizus, Pachyrhizus - small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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The effect of bone meal on the yield of Jicama, Pachyrhizus erosus, in Oahu Hawaii.
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Tonduz Pachira aquatica 1933-04-15 Fernando Solis 526 Pachyrhizus erosus 1905-05-30 A.