Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott.

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Colocasia esculenta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
  • Common name : Taro, Cocoyam
  • Vernacular name : Alupam. Aalukee (San.); Kaccalu, Khuyya (Hin.); Kesu, Kachi, Shamagedde (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2000, CJS 13654, CS 6783
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Tropics
  • Comments : Tubers are edible. Plant is medicinal. Occassional along marshy places across ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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