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  [aroid-l] Eddoe
From: The Thaumaturgist asitkghosh at yahoo.com> on 2002.08.19 at 03:39:31(9226)
Here are 6 photos from a tuber that was labeled in the store as
Eddoe. The photos show the transformation from the tuber to a small
I understand that the name ?Eddoe? is used only in the
English-speaking Caribbean Islands. Other names are also used there
sometimes interchangeably or correctly to mean other Aroids, adding
to the nomenclature confusion.

The English-speaking Caribbean also uses the following names other
than Eddoe,

Dasheen = Colocasia esculenta

Calaloo = Leaves of Colocasia esculenta

Tanier = Xanthosoma sagittifolia

Tannia = Xanthosaoma sagittifolia

1) Bought from the store, a close-up

2) Three different ones

3) Multiple sprouts from one, in a small pot

4) 3 distinct sprouts developing from one

5) A baby leaf after the rain

6) A mature Eddoe leaf

Asit K. Ghosh

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