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Out of thirty-six more or less known species of the genus Maranta, thirty at least are of American origin.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
Maranta had studied in the private gardens formed by Pinelli at Naples.
Most of the arrow-root, the fecula of the Maranta arudinacea, sold by druggists, is a mixture of potatoe starch and arrow-root.A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons|Fredrick Accum
Others of more or less value are species of arrowroot (Maranta) and ginger (Zingiber).Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell
Ten of the mixtures contained scarcely a particle of the genuine Maranta or West India arrowroot, for which they were sold.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds