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COMMON PLANTAIN [2 records]

Record 1 2016-10-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Botany
Universal entry(ies)
OBS

A plant of the family Plantaginaceae.

OBS

broad-leaved plantain: preferred common name in the Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds (2003).

Key term(s)
  • broad-leaf plantain

French

Domaine(s)
  • Botanique
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
OBS

Plante de la famille des Plantaginaceae.

OBS

plantain majeur : nom à privilégier selon l'Inventaire des mauvaises herbes du Canada (2003).

Spanish

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Record 2 2007-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Culture of Fruit Trees
  • Fruits and Vegetables (Types and Processing - Food Ind.)
DEF

The starchy fruit of the plantain [Musa paradisiaca] that is a staple item of diet throughout the tropics when cooked and that is distinguished in appearance from the ordinary banana by its angular shape and yellowish green color.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Arboriculture fruitière
  • Fruits et légumes (Types et traitement - Alimentation)
CONT

[Les] bananes plantains [...] sont généralement consommées après cuisson (cuites à l'eau, mais également rôties ou frites).

CONT

[...] la cuisine aux bananes [...] on utilise pour cela des bananes vertes ou des bananes à cuire (plantaniers) [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Fruticultura
  • Frutas y verduras (Tipos y procesamiento - Ind. alimentaria)
CONT

Plátano macho o banana para cocinar. Es uno de los más utilizados en los trópicos de América o África como una verdura más que una fruta. Tiene poco sabor y su consistencia es muy dura por lo que no se come crudo sino que se puede utilizar como si fuera una patata, para freír o hervir, por ejemplo.

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