The “Maca” (Lepidium meyenii), a little known food plant of peru

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Sauer, in Cultivated Plants of South and Central America in the Handbook of South American Indians. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143: 578, 1950, gives a short note on maca and a translation of Cobo’s account.

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León, J. The “Maca” (Lepidium meyenii), a little known food plant of peru. Econ Bot 18, 122–127 (1964). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02862707

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