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Re: [aroid-l] Eddoe

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Eddoe
  • From: "Clarence Hammer" chammer@cfl.rr.com
  • Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 13:12:56 -0700

Thanks Asit.  The one in ditches so prevalent here
in central Fla doesn't seem to be a huge grower, altho maybe 'ditch'
conditions and overcrowding
may be stunting them.  Their leaf looks just like the
one you posted with the red dot.  Anyone else have
an input to firm up these identifications???
----- Original Message -----
From: "The Thaumaturgist" <asitkghosh@yahoo.com>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 7:39 AM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Eddoe

> 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.
> Asit
> ==============================================================
> --- 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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