Plant Description tussock grass, erect, of 50 - 90 cm. tall. the leaves are made up of four segments oval,
, peers and fitted compound of
long petiole; in the armpit is available to the
. The flowers have
tubular calyx and corolla composed of vexilo, wings and keel. The petals are
streaks. The stalk of the ovary is stretched to put the fruit into the soil. The fruit is in turn composed of
closed pod, which contains up to four seeds, rough and fibrous. The plant prefers the warm humid climate,
also fruit in the temperate zone. It is cultivated.
, comes from plantations. Is harvested in September. The fruits used parts.
Amide chemical compounds, sugars, choline, araquina, oil,
, fludificantes. Instructions for use flour.
Note This species
been used massively in order to obtain an industrial oil, in food and pharmacy as anticolesterolémico. It is often adultery with
. The oil is composed of oleic acid, palmitic, stearic, Araque, mírstico and ligocérico. With seed toast is made
. The flour is used widely in the manufacture of preparations for diabetics, biscuits and nougats.