- Flower nameEddoe
- Scientific nameColocasia esculenta 'ishikawa-wase'
- AliasEddoe, 里芋, Colocasia esculenta, Ishikawa wase, 石川早生
- Place of originSouth-East Asia, such as Murray
- Place of floweringRice paddies
- Flowering seasonAugust
What is Eddoe
Eddoe, 'Ishikawa-wase, or Satoimo(scientific name: Colocasia esculenta 'Ishikawa-wase') is a non-cold tolerant perennial in the family Araceae, the genus Colocasia, and can be eaten as a root vegetable. It is called taro in contrast to yam, and it is one of the commonly sold potatoes in supermarkets. It produces pale yellow bracts with inflorescences similar to Calla in summer. It is dioecious, with yellow male flowers above the spikelets and green female flowers in a dense cluster below. The leaves are green, large, thick, water-repellent and rooted. The leaves grow in bunches of four to five nearly upright leaves. Its leaves are elongated and heart-shaped. It reproduces by planting small potatoes instead of seeds, which are produced after flowering. Yatsukashira is a variety of taro.
Common Name: Eddoe, Scientific Name: Colocasia esculenta 'Ishikawa-wase'', Aka: Satoimo, Ishikawa-wase', Eddoe, Origin: Southeast Asia, Grass height: 200 cm, Leaf length: 30-50 cm, Stem shape: Oval, Leaf: Rhizomatous, Leaf texture: Water-repellent Leaf color: green, leaf margin: full margin, vein: parallel, plant: male and female, flower stem length: 30 cm, bract length: 20 cm, bract length: 20 cm, bract color: light yellow, female flower color: green, male flower color: yellow, inflorescence length: 15 cm, flower diameter: 2 cm, flowering season: August, edible or not: edible part: tuber (kaikeike) part is potato, petiole is zuki (potato stem), variety: Ishikawa Early maturity, harvest time: October, cooking methods: stewing, cooking with rice, Osechi dishes, etc.