Arracacia

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Arracacia
Arracacha.jpg
An arracacha root
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Tribe: Selineae
Genus: Arracacia
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Species

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Synonyms

Arracacia is a genus of flowering plant in the Apiaceae. It is endemic to the Americas. The most important member of the genus economically is the arracacha, Arracacia xanthorrhiza.

There are about 41 species in the genus.[1]

Species include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danderson, C. A. (2011). A phylogenetic study of the Arracacia clade (Apiaceae). Thesis. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.