Pachyrhizus

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Noun1.Pachyrhizus - small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Pachyrhizus erosus, yam bean - 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
Pachyrhizus tuberosus, potato bean, yam bean - twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots
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PALDAO, DAO, NEW GUINEA WALNUT, LAMIO, DAMONI, DOREA, LOUP, NEW GUINEAWOOD, SENGKUANG.
In Volume 30 (1999), Stephanus Djuweng, in a paper entitled "Dayak Kings among Malay Sultans," argued for the existence of a Dayak polity, which he called the Kerajaan Ulu Are (or Aik), 'Kingdom of the Headwaters,' and described as centered in the village of Sengkuang, in the Sandai District of Ketapang Regency, using mainly oral tradition and other contemporary sources as evidence.
Initial productivity from the 3 fields in South Sumatra was very encouraging but subsequent rapid oil production declines from the intermediate depths of the Tanjung Lontar and Sengkuang fields proved to be extreme.
I stopped and paid a personal visit to him when I returned from a spiritual homage to the Sacred Fountain (Pancur Keramat), located just next to his house in Sengkuang.
New Guinea walnut is also known commercially as Pacific walnut, Papuan walnut, loup, lup, New Guineawood and sengkuang.
The TAC grants the rights to Pilona to exploit the Tanjung Lontar, Sengkuang, and Arahan-Banjarsari oilfields located onshore South Sumatra, Indonesia.