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Taxonomy  Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta

Other names (synonyms)

Habit   Short to medium in height, well spreading, producing 5-10 ‘ohā.

Corm   Flesh chalky white with yellowish fibers; cortex whitish.

Petiole   Light green, greenish at edge, white at base.

Leaf blade   Sagittate, medium green; margins slightly undulate; piko yellowish; lobes acute with wide sinus.

Origin   Hawaiian variety.

Cultivation   Matures in 9-12 months; rots readily under slightly adverse conditions.

Uses   Gray poi; lū‘au is relatively nonacrid.

Comments   Variety possibly named after Kalalau, a tableland on Mt. Wai‘ale‘ale, Kaua‘i.

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