Taxonomy Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta
Habit Medium in height (short, stocky?), well spreading, producing 5-10 ‘ohā.
Corm Flesh white with light pinkish tinge, especially near apex, the fibers yellow; cortex pale pink.
Petiole Slender, drooping, light green, indistinctly whitish-green at edge, lighter pink above the base, a pink ring at the base (kōhina).
Leaf blade Narrowly ovate, thin in texture, medium green; piko whitish; veins conspicuous, light green; lobes acute with shallow, wide sinus.
Origin Hawaiian variety.
Cultivation Dryland and wetland cultivation; maturing in 9-12 months.
Uses Poi and table taro.
Comments Named after the white Hawaiian Threadfish (Polydactylus sexfilis).