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Re: [aroid-l] Malanga root/tuber plant???Eduardo

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Malanga root/tuber plant???Eduardo
  • From: "Eduardo Goncalves" edggon@hotmail.com
  • Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 19:41:39 +0000

Hi Marc,

Well, if you have a picture of the leaves, it would help. I have to confess that most (edible) Xanthosoma tubers look more or less the same for me. Plant a tuber, let it produce a few (3) leaves and send me a picture.

all the best,

Eduardo.


From: <mburack@mindspring.com>
Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Malanga root/tuber plant???Eduardo
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 11:08:03 -0400

Send a picture of what? The tuber?

Let me know... :)

Marc



On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:45:45 +0000 Eduardo Goncalves <edggon@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Dear Marc,
>
>     A few species can be sold as Malanga:
>
> Xanthosoma sagittifolium
> X. atrovirens
> X. violaceum
> X. maffafa (rare)
>
>     If you are groing it, post (or sent me a
> picture) and I can help you
> with the names.
>
>                         Very best wishes,
>
> Eduardo.
>
> >From:
> >Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> >Subject: [aroid-l] Malanga root/tuber plant???
> >Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 09:25:19 -0400
> >
> >I recently read somewhere that "Malanga" as it
> is sometimes known, is
> >actually
> >the root or tuber of a Xanthosoma?
> >
> >
> >
> >This is regularly sold in the produce aisle at
> many of the local
> >supermarkets
> >in Florida.
> >
> >
> >
> >Can anyone confirm if this is a
> Xanthosoma...and if so which species it
> >would
> >be?
> >
> >
> >
> >Any help would be appreciated.
> >
> >
> >
> >Marc
>
>
>
>
> Eduardo G. Goncalves
> Laboratorio de Fitoquimica
> Depto. de Botanica - IB
> Universidade de Sao Paulo
> Caixa Postal 11461 - CEP 05422-970
> Sao Paulo - SP - BRAZIL
> e-mail: edggon@hotmail.com
>         edggon@ib.usp.br
> Phone: 55 11 3091-7532
> FAX  : 55 11 3091-7547
>
>
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Eduardo G. Goncalves
Laboratorio de Fitoquimica
Depto. de Botanica - IB
Universidade de Sao Paulo
Caixa Postal 11461 - CEP 05422-970
Sao Paulo - SP - BRAZIL
e-mail: edggon@hotmail.com
edggon@ib.usp.br
Phone: 55 11 3091-7532
FAX : 55 11 3091-7547


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