Definition of Fagopyrum esculentum

1. Noun. A member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour.

Exact synonyms: Buckwheat, Polygonum Fagopyrum
Terms within: Buckwheat
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Polygonum, Polygonum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagopyrum Esculentum

Factors I XII
Faded Giant
Faded Giants
Faden suture
Faeroe Islands
Faget's sign
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagus americana
Fagus grandifolia
Fagus pendula
Fagus purpurea
Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica atropunicea
Fagus sylvatica pendula
Fagus sylvatica purpurea
Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Fahr's disease
Fahraeus-Lindqvist effect

Literary usage of Fagopyrum esculentum

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1. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Darwin (1876)
"... collina—Primula veris—Equal-styled variety of Primula veris, fertility of, greatly increased by a cross with a fresh stock— fagopyrum esculentum—Beta ..."

2. Punjab Plants: Comprising Botanical and Vernacular Names, and Uses of Most by John Lindsay Stewart (1869)
"Myricaria Germanica, 91; Arun- fagopyrum esculentum, ... 187. kattha, Acacia Catechu, 52. katii, kdtu, fagopyrum esculentum, 184. kau, ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1895)
"Harz describes seeds of P. tinctorum, but he does not figure the species. He states that it resembles fagopyrum esculentum. ..."

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