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Arrowroot Maranta arundinacea Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Arrowroot 
Scientific Name(s): Maranta arundinacea 
Common Name(s): West Indian arrowroot, agutiguepe, araruta, araruta-comum, araruta-palmeira, arrowroot, arrowrot, arruruz, chuchute tamalera, herbe aux flèches, maranta, pfeilwurz 
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Season Information: January - December. . 
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