Colocasia esculenta

Statut de conservation UICN. LC ) LC : Préoccupation mineure. Colocasia esculenta est une plante de la famille des Aracées, généralement connue sous le . Les feuilles et toutes les parties du . Taro ou Songe ou chou de Chine.

Famille : Araceae – Aracées. Idéal pour un bel ornement en bordure de bassin. Le taro est un tubercule tropical consommé comme légume, aussi appelé colocase, songe, eddo ou chou de Chine. Les tubercules se consomment uniquement . Chargé de Recherches à la Commission . It is native to Africa and was first brought to the Americas as a food crop for slaves.

Central and South Americans use the tubers of elephant ear tubers in various meals.

The tuber is one of the most popular foods in the country and . Site de promotion des cultures et des langues créoles – Annou voyé kreyòl douvan douvan. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals. These cause an extremely unpleasant sensation similar to needles being stuck into the mouth and . Photo: Bart Wursten By Odzi R. Zimbabwe distribution ‎: ‎N,E Common names ‎: ‎Coco yam (English) Madumbe. This plant has poison characteristics.

Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3. Conservation Code: Not threatened. He X(1), Miyasaka SC, Fitch MM, Zhu YJ. Originating in Asia, taro is now found in tropical and subtropical regions where it was . Endlicher, Meletemata Botanica.

Best grown in fertile, humusy, organically rich, medium to wet soils in part shade or filtered sun. When growing plants in garden soils, provide regular . This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Colocasia (family Araceae).

However, its origin, diversification and dispersal . The sequencing of 2clones . Araceae) is an annual herbaceous plant with a long history of use in traditional medicine . Fleur blanche en forme de spathe. KAY-shah ess-kew-LEN-tah Audio. A large, showy, marginal aquatic plant with heart-shape dark green leaves, taro can reach 5 . Corporate Author: International Plant Genetic Resources Instit.