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Colocasia esculenta

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Conservation Status
  • IUCN: least concern
  • USFWS: None
Steve Perlman speaking about Colocasia esculenta
Genus: Colocasia
Species: esculenta
Species Author: (L.) Schott.
Vernacular: Taro, Kalo, Cocoyam, Dasheen
Synonyms: Arum esculentum, Arum colocasia, Arum esculentum, Caladium esculentum, Colocasia antiquorum, Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorum

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