Celebes

Colocasia esculenta 'celebes'

  • Celebes
  • Celebes
  • Flower name
    Celebes
  • Scientific name
    Colocasia esculenta 'celebes'
  • Aliasアカメイモ, Celebes, 赤目芋
  • Place of originIndonesia Sulawesi (formerly Celebes Island)
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonAugust

What is Celebes

Celebes (scientific name: Colocasia esculenta 'Celebes') is a non-cold-tolerant taro of the family Araceae, native to Indonesia. It is a species of taro introduced from the island of Celebes (now Sulawesi) in Indonesia. It is a tall, red-stemmed taro with a greenish-purple petiole and a red bud. In summer, the flower stalk emerges vertically from the axillary buds of the parent taro with pale yellow bracts and inflorescences at the tip.
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Common name: Celebes, Scientific name: Colocasia esculenta 'Celebes', Origin: Sulawesi Island (formerly Celebes Island) in Indonesia, Grass height: 200 cm, Flower stem length: 30 Flowering time: August; inflorescence: fleshy inflorescence; inflorescence length: 15 cm; bract length: 20 cm; bract color: light yellow; female flower color: green; male flower color: yellow; flower diameter: 2 cm; flowering season: August; potato shape: oval; season: early October to late December.


  • 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 typeNon-cold-resistant potatoes
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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