Colocasia himalensis – Famine Foods

Colocasia himalensis


India (Kumaon region, Western Himalayas): rhizomes either boiled and cooked, or roasted in ashes; (Garhwal Himalayas): rhizome eaten after being cooked like the cultivated species [sic]; leaves fried in oil; fleshy peduncle cut in pieces and cooked in curries

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Kumaon region: Dhakol

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