Amaranthus caudatus L., var. leucospermus Th. Observations of the author regarding Alegria, which is used as a substitute for popcorn in the maize region of southern Mexico. Taxonomic characters of plant, popping quality of species of Amaranthus used for this purpose and character of endosperm.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1935 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Erwin, A. T.
"Alegria - A Popping Seed Used in Mexico as a Substitute for Pop Corn,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 42(1), 92-92.
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