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Cassava/ キャッサバ
Cassava/ キャッサバ

学名/ Botanical name : Manihot esculenta

シノニム/ Synonym : Janipha aipi, Janipha manihot, Jatropha aipi, Jatropha diffusa, Jatropha digitiformis, Jatropha dulcis, Jatropha flabellifolia, Jatropha loureiroi, Jatropha manihot, Jatropha mitis, Jatropha paniculata, Jatropha silvestris, Jatropha stipulata, Mandioca aipi, Mandioca utilissima, Manihot aipi, Manihot aypi, Manihot cannabina, Manihot diffusa, Manihot digitiformis, Manihot dulcis, Manihot edule, Manihot edulis, Manihot flabellifolia, Manihot flexuosa, Manihot loureiroi, Manihot melanobasis, Manihot sprucei, Manihot utilissima

英名/ English name : Cassava

別名/ Alternative English name: yuca, manioc, Brazilian arrowroot

日本名/ Japanese name: キャッサバ

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: マニオク、マンジョカ

タイ語名/ Thai name: มันสำปะหลัง Mạn s̄ảpah̄lạng

イタリア語名/Italian name: Manioca

原産地/ Original : South America 


Cassava is predominantly consumed in boiled form, but substantial quantities are used to extract cassava starch, called tapioca, which is used for food, animal feed, and industrial purposes.


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3 thoughts on “Cassava

  1. Hallo, could you tell me where i can buy cassava branches because i want to plant them in my farm… please help me i live in kagawa japan

    1. Dear Ms,/Mr. Maeda Maria
      Thank you for your query on cassava plants.
      I understand you live in Kagawa, Japan and want to acquire Cassava plant or seedlings for cultivation.
      I recommend that you should to get them from inside Japan since plant quarantine problem.
      I think there are some plant nurseries that can sell cassava plant, and they are mainly in Okinawa or near southern islands.
      I recommend you try to find them from Google or search page using key words of
      like “キャッサバ 苗 販売”. I found some shops or farmers who are selling Cassava cuttings, like,
      If you understand Japanese, please compare some shops selected in search pages.
      I am afraid that winter is not good season to get young plants but I hope you can find some nurseries which can provide some materials.
      Thanks again for your email
      Best regards,
      Atsuhiro MENO

  2. Good day, saw your post about cassava Sir and Madam, I would like to inquire if you have cuttings for sale please? Thank you in advance.

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