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Meaning of achuy

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is the name in language Quechua of edible seeds plant and a flour is extracted from them. Also referred to as achera achuru, burdock, papantla, canacoro, maraca, achira, capacho, biri, cucuyus, juquian, chisgua, sago, risgua. Its scientific name is Canna indica and belongs to the family Cannaceae.





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