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Colocasia esculenta

Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott

 

Taro, Elephant Ear, Cocoyam, Eddo, Eddoe, Dasheen

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassAlismatidaeAquatic and marshy plants
OrderAlismatalesHerbaceous flowering plants found in marshy habitats
FamilyAraceaeArum family, with plants whose flower is enclosed in a spathe
GenusColocasia
Speciesesculenta

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Colocasia esculenta description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Colocasia esculenta (Taro, Elephant Ear, Cocoyam, Eddo, Eddoe, Dasheen)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA ID is uncertain

Colocasia esculenta (Taro, Elephant Ear, Cocoyam, Eddo, Eddoe, Dasheen)

8/22/2004 · Waipi'o Valley, HI

Colocasia esculenta (Taro, Elephant Ear, Cocoyam, Eddo, Eddoe, Dasheen)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

Colocasia esculenta (Taro, Elephant Ear, Cocoyam, Eddo, Eddoe, Dasheen)

3/10/2001 · Waipea Valley, HI

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