Origin of maranta
Examples from the Web for maranta
Historical Examples of maranta
The starch of this root, he asserts, is superior to that of the Maranta.
Most of the arrow-root, the fecula of the Maranta arudinacea, sold by druggists, is a mixture of potatoe starch and arrow-root.
Ten of the mixtures contained scarcely a particle of the genuine Maranta or West India arrowroot, for which they were sold.
Others of more or less value are species of arrowroot (Maranta) and ginger (Zingiber).Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell
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