Flower Database

Kalo

Basic information
Flower Name
Kalo
Formal Name
Colocasia esculenta
Alias
Kalo, Taro, Elephant Ear, Colocasia esculenta
Habitat
India, Malaysia, Java
Morph
Evergreen perennial
Comment
Kalo (scientific name:Colocasia esculenta) is the staple food of native Hawaiian taro Department of taro genus Evergreen perennial. Caro is also called taro (taro) and dasheen (taro potato). Must be heated because it contains calcium oxalate crystals that you can eat all the grass and be eaten raw to sore mouth and throat from eaten. Crush the potatoes to eat potatoes, or mixed with water and eaten as POI. Leaves of Caro's in Hawaiian Luau (lu ' au) and called the taste is similar to spinach. The stem ' is known as the oha.Red part of the potato native to Sulawesi (formerly Celebes Island) one that Sulawesi (Celebes) circulating in the name.
Common name: Kalo, Scientific name:Colocasia esculenta, Other name: taro ,Elephant Ear, Origin: India, Malaysia, Java height: 100-150 cm, length: 100-150 cm, leaf: 30-50 cm, leaf width: 30 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Alismatales
Family
Araceae
Genus
Colocasia
Species
C. esculenta
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spadix
Petal shape
Egg-shaped/Oval
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area rice field
Color
Cream
Season
Aug Sep Oct
Height
100  ~ 150  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2