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Cassava
Manihot esculenta Crantz

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Euphorbiaceae »  genus Manihot - Cassava

Scientific synonyms

Manihot esculentus
Manihot aipi Pohl
Manihot dulcis (J. F. Gmelin) Pax
Jatropha manihot L.
Janipha manihot (L.) Kunth
Manihot manihot (L.) Cockerell
Manihot melanobasis Muell. Arg.

Other names

= Bitter Cassava
= Manioc
= Manioc Tapioca
= Tapioca

Images

Manihot esculenta - Cassava

Author: Michael Kesl

Manihot esculenta - Cassava

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Manihot esculenta - Cassava

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Manihot esculenta - Cassava

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Manihot esculenta - Cassava

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Manihot esculenta - Cassava

Author: Petr Vobořil

Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Heterobostrychus brunneus (Murray, 1867) - Boxwood Borer, Mallodon downesii Hope, 1843

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Manihot esculenta Crantz]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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