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Taxonomy  Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta

Other names (synonyms)

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).

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