Kalo

Colocasia esculenta

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  • Flower name
    Kalo
  • Scientific name
    Colocasia esculenta
  • Aliasタロ, Kalo, Taro, Elephant Ear, Colocasia esculenta
  • Place of originIndia, Malaysia, Java
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Kalo

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.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Araceae
  • Genus
    Colocasia
  • Species
    C. esculenta
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Fleshy inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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