Descriptors for Xanthosoma.
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Published by IBPGR in Rome .
Written in English


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ContributionsInternational Board for Plant Genetic Resources.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18068415M
ISBN 109290431326

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Xanthosoma is a genus of flowering plants in the arum family, genus is native to tropical America but widely cultivated and naturalized in other tropical regions. Several are grown for their starchy corms, an important food staple of tropical regions, known variously as malanga, otoy, otoe, cocoyam (or new cocoyam), tannia, tannier, yautía, macabo, ocumo, macal, taioba, dasheen Clade: Angiosperms. An herbaceous perennial, Xanthosoma sagittifolium has a corm or main underground stem in the form of a rhizome from which swollen secondary shoots, or cormels, spadix (a spike of minute flowers) is cylindrical, with female flowers on the lower portion, male flowers on the upper portion and sterile flowers in the middle portion. 5 nøqGLeL0rmq J I 5 I eUJ00gp e 3 5 e 3 (OL bÐIG L6q) pLomrj nJ6q!r11JJ ecoL6q ou g ac16 01 DEaCB1b10Be. Descriptors. Page 9 of Read more Winged bean descriptors (revised) Publication Year: Read more Descriptors for xanthosoma Publication Year: Read more Descriptors for Yam (Dioscorea spp.) Publication Year: Read more Apple descriptors Book chapters; Books; Conference and workshop papers - presented; Conference and.

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Colocasia esculenta is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, the root and vegetables. It is most commonly known as taro and is widely cultivated in the high rainfall areas under. Xanthosoma sagittifolium, commonly called tannia, is an herbaceous perennial from tropical America. Although its true native range is not precisely known, plants are now widely grown in the American tropics, not only for ornamental reasons, but also, both privately and . The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. Translingual: A taxonomic genus within the family Araceae – many tropical American arums, several of which are starchy food staples.