Buckwheat

Buckwheat

Scientific name: Fagopyrum esculentum Moench

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Caryophyllales
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Fagopyrum
Species F. esculentum

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Economic Importance of Buckwheat

The small grains are ground to prepare flour which is highly nutritious and used for preparing preparing soups, porridges and puris.

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