Junça (Cyperus esculentus Linné), bulbilho consumido no Maranhão e que possui bom valor nutritivo.
Marx, FriedhelmEstevam Kerr, Warwick
Junça (Cyperus esculentus Linné), edible bulb of Maranhão that has good nutritional value. F. Marx, and W. E. Kerr.Bulbs of junça one sold in the streets oF Sao Luis, Ma, Brazil, as a delicacy. It has good nutritional value like: 6-10% protein, 6.95 to 9,32mg/lOOg of alpha-tocoferol, 1.20 to 2.52mg/100 of gama-tocoferol, 424.4mg/100g of K and 3,5mg/100g of Zn.Our samples had 1.4% glicose and 16.0% of saccharose. Literature is revised and this bulb is recommended for human consumption.Texto completo