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Manihot MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Manihot
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.859.797.438.535
Unique ID
D002365
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002365
Annotation
ARROWROOT see MARANTACEAE is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Arrowroot, Brazilian
Brazilian Arrowroot
Cassava
Kasaba
Manihot esculenta
Manioc
Tapioca
Registry Number
txid3982
Related Numbers
txid3983
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CASSAVA 1991-2002, see PLANTS, EDIBLE 1986-1990, see CASSAVA 1963-1985
History Note
2003(1963)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Manihot Preferred
Manihot esculenta Narrower
Tapioca Related
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