Colocasia

Tamil: senai
Hindi: arbi

Cultivated for their edible tubers, a traditional starch staple in many tropical areas. They are grown outside year-round in subtropical and tropical areas. In temperate regions, they are grown as ornamental plants, planted out for the summer and dug up and stored over winter; they can be grown in almost any temperature zone as long as the summer is warm.Leaves and tuber of this plant are used as food items in Indian sub-continent.

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