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''Colocasia esculenta'' is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, the root vegetables most commonly known as taro. It is believed to be one of the earliest cultivated plants. Linnaeus originally described two species which are now known as ''Colocasia esculenta'' and ''Colocasia antiquorum'' of the cultivated plants that are known by many names including eddoes, dasheen, taro, but many later botanists consider them all to be members of a single, very variable species, the correct.. more

Similar species: Water-plantains
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Nov 13, 2016. Captured Sep 24, 2016 10:19 in 10 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34787, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 103mm