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


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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