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Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott

Araceae

Taro, callaloo, cocoyam, dasheen, eddo, eddoe, eddy root, Egyptian taro, elephant's-ear, poi, swamp taro, tara, tarro, tarrow, true taro


We have information from several sources:

Tropical Root and Tuber Crops—Stephen K. O'Hair

Root Vegetables: New Uses for Old Crops—Wanda W. Collins

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.
Taro
Dasheen

Outside Links:

Taro—Descriptors for Taro (Colocasia esculenta)—Link to the publication on the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute web site

Edible Aroid—FAO/IBPGR Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Edible Aroid Germplasm—Link to the publication on the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute web site


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