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Taxonomy  Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta

Other names (synonyms)

Habit   Medium in height, moderately spreading, producing 2-5 ‘ohā.

Corm   Flesh chalky white with yellowish fibers; cortex whitish.

Petiole   Light reddish-brown indistinctly diffused with yellowish-green, purplish at apex, red at edge, white at the base.

Leaf blade   Sagittate, dark green with bluish cast; piko purple; lobes acute with shallow, narrow sinus.

Origin   Hawaiian variety.

Cultivation   Wetland cultivation; matures in 12-15 months.

Uses   Poi taro.

Comments   Named after Pololū Valley, Kohala district of Hawai‘i.

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