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Re: RES: Amorphophallus konjac


There is an interesting link here:

 

http://www.konnyaku.com/e_data/konnyaku.html

 

Peter

 

From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] On Behalf Of Eduardo
Sent: Monday, 8 March, 2010 1:48 AM
To: 'Discussion of aroids'
Subject: [Aroid-l] RES: Amorphophallus konjac

 

Dear Tshu Yang,

 

As far as I know, its name came from the japanese konnyaku, that is a jelly food made with konjac´s special sugars (glucomannans) that is usually eaten with soy or fish sauce.

 

Very best wishes,

 

Eduardo

  

 

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De: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Em nome de piaba
Enviada em: sexta-feira, 5 de março de 2010 15:39
Para: Discussion of aroids
Assunto: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus konjac

 

what's teh origin of the name konjac?  is it a native name?

=========
tsuh yang

 

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