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Canavalia Cf. plagiosperma 1 > Seed Macro 1

Common Name: 
Pallar de los gentiles
Date Collected: 
Thu, 09/02/2010
Region: 
South America
Location Collected: 
Chambara Huaura, LI
Peru
Collection Type: 
Archaeological
Collection Context: 
Floor
Cultural Affiliation
1100
to 1400
Collection Origin: 
Archaeological Excavation
Origin Details: 
Native legume
Species Native Homeland: 
South America
Collector: 
Enrique Bellido Cerda
Taxonomy
Title Type Botanical Part Date Collected
Seed Macro 1 Macro Seed
Image Type: 
Photo
Image Credit: 
Enrique Bellido Cerda
Analyst: 
Enrique Bellido Cerda
Botanical Part: 
Seed

A specie nearly disappeared off the coast of Peru. Species of the same genre as Canavalia ensiformis are known as "bean potato".