Taro

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Taro
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Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Faimily: Araceae
Genus: Colocasia
Species: C. esculenta
Binomial name
Colocasia esculenta
Synonyms[1][2][3]
  • Alocasia dussii Dammer
  • Alocasia illustris W.Bull
  • Aron colocasium (L.) St.-Lag.
  • Arum chinense L.
  • Arum colocasia L.
  • Arum colocasioides Desf.
  • Arum esculentum L.
  • Arum lividum Salisb.
  • Arum nymphaeifolium (Vent.) Roxb.
  • Arum peltatum Lam.
  • Caladium acre R.Br.
  • Caladium colocasia (L.) W.Wight nom. illeg.
  • Caladium colocasioides (Desf.) Brongn.
  • Caladium esculentum (L.) Vent.
  • Caladium glycyrrhizum. Fraser
  • Caladium nymphaeifolium Vent.
  • Caladium violaceum Desf.
  • Caladium violaceum Engl.
  • Calla gaby Blanco
  • Calla virosa Roxb.
  • Colocasia acris (R.Br.) Schott
  • Colocasia aegyptiaca Samp.
  • Colocasia colocasia (L.) Huth nom. inval.
  • Colocasia euchlora K.Koch & Linden
  • Colocasia fonstanesii Schott
  • Colocasia gracilis Engl.
  • Colocasia himalensis Royle
  • Colocasia neocaledonica Van Houtte
  • Colocasia nymphaeifolia (Vent.) Kunth
  • Colocasia peltata (Lam.) Samp.
  • Colocasia vera Hassk.
  • Colocasia violacea (Desf.) auct.
  • Colocasia virosa (Roxb.) Kunth
  • Colocasia vulgaris Raf.
  • Leucocasia esculenta (L.) Nakai
  • Steudnera virosa (Roxb.) Prain
  • Zantedeschia virosa (Roxb.) K.Koch

Colocasia esculenta is a tropical plant growed primarily for its edible corms, a ruit vegetable maist commonly kent as taro or kalo in Hawaiian.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. T. K. Lim (3 December 2014). Edible Medicinal and Non Medicinal Plants: Volume 9, Modified Stems, Roots, Bulbs. Springer. pp. 454–460. ISBN 978-94-017-9511-1.
  2. "Colocasia esculenta (L. ) Schott". Retrieved 15 Februar 2015.
  3. Umberto Quattrocchi (19 Apryle 2016). CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology. CRC Press. pp. 1060–1061. ISBN 978-1-4822-5064-0.