Colocasia esculenta

Definitions of Colocasia esculenta
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n herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves

Synonyms:
dalo, dasheen, taro, taro plant
Type of:
aroid, arum
any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe

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