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From: "Julius Boos"
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 6:43 AM
Subject: [Aroid-l] C. gaoligongensis?/Pete /THANKS
> From : Peter Boyce
> Reply-To : Discussion of aroids
> Sent : Friday, October 5, 2007 10:42 AM
> To : "Discussion of aroids"
> Subject : Re: [Aroid-l] Colocasia gaoligongensis?/Pete Boyce
> Thanks Pete,
> I KNEW that you`d have an answer!
> BUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!--Can I/we eat it??? Huh??? Huh Pete, can I eat it,
> cook it and eat it??? Huh? Huh?? Huh Pete?? Edible??? Huh Pete???
> Colocasia walalwalabingbang (AKA Julius)
>>>Ah ha! Have just realized that this is the photo I should have checked
> not the other which is now clearly Zantedeschia... blame 10 days in the
> field and too much instant noodles..
> This IS gaoligongensis; note the open spathe, the leathery, glossy
> and the loose habit all very different to esculenta. This is close to
> cultivar of esculenta (which is nothing to do with esculenta) called
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