Colocasia esculenta

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Colocasia esculenta herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
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Usage

In literature:

A very valuable food plant, indigenous to these Islands, is the taro (Colocasia esculenta).
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
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In news:

Elephant Ear s, Colocasia esculenta Big leafy elephant ear s excel as oversized-exclamations in garden beds or large containers, sometimes both simultaneously.
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