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Taro
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales »  family Araceae - aroids »  genus Colocasia - colocasia

Scientific synonyms

Arum esculentum L.
Caladium colocasia (L.) W. Wight
Cladium colocasia (L.) W. Wight (misspelling) m

Other names

= Coco Yam
= Elephant Ear
= Kalo
= Malanga
= Purple-leaf Taro

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Included taxa

Number of records: 1


Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [169058]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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m misspelling