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Re: [aroid-l] Eddoe

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Eddoe
  • From: The Thaumaturgist asitkghosh@yahoo.com
  • Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 07:39:56 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Clarence
Thanks for reminding me. I don't know how I forgot to mention the
very name of the subject that I wrote about.

I believe Eddoe is Colocasia esculenta "Antiquorum".

However the ones that you see in the ditches in Florida, sometimes 
called "Swamp Taro" by locals, are NOT Eddoe. I only know that they
are another variety of Colocasia esculenta.

--- Clarence Hammer <chammer@cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> So what is the botanical name of the Alocasia/Colocasia 'Eddoe'??? 
> This
> looks like the one I see in ditches here in central Fla that I've
> seen
> referred to as 'Red Dot'.
> Thanks for those great pictures.
> Russ.

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