RE: Bac ha

Dear Julius,

   In Southeastern and Central Brazil we eat the leaves of Xanthosoma 
sagittifolium (people call it "Taioba") and it is delicious (I liked it 
even when I wasn't an aroid specialist!). 


On Mon, 7 Apr 1997, Julius Boos wrote:

> There are also special cultivars of  Xanthosoma in 
> S. America that are grown especially for their leaves, but the ones that I`m 
> familiar with itch too badly to be used! 
>   Hope this is of help.                
>                                          Sincerely,
>                                                          Julius.  ju-bo@ msn.c
> om

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