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Re: Taccarum tubers!!

  • Subject: Re: Taccarum tubers!!
  • From: StroWi@t-online.de (StroWi)
  • Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 15:22:02 -0500 (CDT)

Julius Boos schrieb:
> Hi Friends,
>
> Just a short note on one of the aroid-related 'items' that never ceases to
>  enthuse me and lift my presently very sagging and sad spirits at this time
>  of the year---- it is when my good friend Bobby who lives close by digs up
>  the tubers of his BIG Taccarum weddellianum 
> (They remind me of a big, flat 'kholrabi'  ( ? spelling)

Julius,

you nearly made it ;)

It should be "Kohlrabi"

And it has nothing to do with our former chancellor Kohl...
Kohl is a general name for edible Brassicas like cabbage and relatives here in 
Germany.

Cheers,
Bernhard.
Dollbergen, Germany





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