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

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Malanga root/tuber plant???Eduardo
  • From: mburack@mindspring.com
  • Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 17:14:03 -0400

Eduardo-

I will do that... I am going to the grocery store to do my shop on Sunday...  
:-)

I am curious though... (although I do already grow a whole bunch of
Xanthosomas)... do you have any idea how long it takes for a "grocery store"
tuber to 'come to life'?

Marc




On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 19:41:39 +0000 Eduardo Goncalves <edggon@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> 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: 
> >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 
> >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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> 
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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
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>         edggon@ib.usp.br
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> FAX  : 55 11 3091-7547
> 
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