maranta


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any of numerous herbs of the genus Maranta having tuberous starchy roots and large sheathing leaves

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indica (Cannaceae), Thalia geniculata y Maranta leuconeura (Marantaceae), la segunda de frecuente cultivo, Strelitzia nicolai y S.
Good hands created an overlap that winger Lachlan Maranta finished.
Among the species recorded and identified were in genera Caesalpinia and Melia for inflorescences Alpinia Anthurium Aster Chrysanthemum and Polyanthes and Heliconia for flowers; Alpinia Cordyline Cycas Dracaena Maranta Sansevieria for the leaves and Cyperus for the stem and the leaves.
A few studies on in vitro propagation of Marantaceae have already been reported, for example, Calathea ornata Koern [5], Calathea orbifolia (Linden) Kennedy [1], and Maranta leuconeura cv.
Leonel & Cereda (2002) encontraram, estudando a fracao amilacea da araruta (Maranta arundinacea), umidade de 12,79%, cinzas de 0,18%, proteinas de 0,10%, lipidios de 0,11% e pH de 6,37 e Leonel et al.
Organic Arrowroot Powder (maranta arundinacea): Deodorizing, healing, and antibacterial, and good for use on dry, irritated, or sensitive skin.