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Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) H.W. Schott & Endl.

Bukit Tagar, Selangor, Malaysia.

 

Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) H.W. Schott & Endl. Araceae. CN: [Malay - Keladi telur, Ubi Tawi (Kelantan); Indonesia - Talas belitung, Kimpul, Busil, Bote], Ape (Hawaii), Arrowleaf elephant ear, Blue tannia, Blue taro, Coco, Cocoyam, Eddo, Green arrow elephant ears, Japanese potatoes, Malanga, Malanga blanca, New cocoyam, Ocumo, Purplestem taro, Rosy malanga, Sato-Imo, Tania, Tannia, Yautia, Yautia amarilla, Yautia blanco. Native to the Caribbean, northern and western South America. Stem, shoot and tuber edible. Many varieties, some having blue tubers.

 

Synonym(s):

Alocasia talihan Elmer Ex Merr.

Arum nigrum Vell.

Arum sagittifolium L. (basionym)

Arum xanthorrhizon Jacq.

Caladium edule G. Mey.

Caladium mafaffa Engl.

Caladium sagittifolium (L.) Vent.

Caladium utile Engl.

Caladium xanthorrhizon (Jacq.) Willd.

Philodendron nigrum Kunth

Xanthosoma appendiculatum Schott

Xanthosoma atrovirens K. Koch and C. D. Bouché

Xanthosoma atrovirens var. appendiculatum (Schott) Engl.

Xanthosoma atrovirens var. hybridum K. Koch

Xanthosoma atrovirens var. kochii Engl.

Xanthosoma atrovirens var. moritzii Engl.

Xanthosoma atrovirens var. panduriforme Engl.

Xanthosoma atrovirens var. versicolor K. Koch

Xanthosoma blandum Schott

Xanthosoma edule (G. Mey.) Schott

Xanthosoma ianthinum K. Koch and C. D. Bouché

Xanthosoma jacquinii Schott

Xanthosoma mafaffa Schott

Xanthosoma mafaffa var. blandum (Schott) Engl.

Xanthosoma mafaffa var. typicum Engl.

Xanthosoma nigrum Stellfeld

Xanthosoma peregrinum Griseb.

Xanthosoma poeppigii var. mafaffa (Schott) J. F. Macbr.

Xanthosoma roseum Schott

Xanthosoma utile K. Koch and C. D. Bouché

Xanthosoma violaceum Schott

Xanthosoma xantharrhizon (Jacq.) K. Koch

 

Ref and suggested reading:

zipcodezoo.com/Plants/x/Xanthosoma_sagittifolium/

www.plantnames.unimelb.edu.au/Sorting/Xanthosoma.html#sag...

www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?42090

www.plantamor.com/index.php?plant=1692

www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/walter-w-skeat/pagan-races...

<a href="http://www.fao.org/docrep/t0646e/T0646E0o.htm#Tannia, yautia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium)" rel="nofollow">www.fao.org/docrep/t0646e/T0646E0o.htm#Tannia,%20yautia%2...

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Taken on November 10, 2011