Hawaiian taro ID

baci(z10Ca)October 10, 2006

I acquired this taro plant the other day. The person I got it from said it was a Hawaiian taro  she evidentially got it from Hawaii. It does not look like the taro grown from the local grocers. I have read there are several different types of taro grown in Hawaii. Anyone know the botanic name of this plant?

Thanks for any help.

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baci(z10Ca)

It looks like there are 300 varieties of taro in Hawaii, so my question is not an easy one. It also looks like I need to cut up the rhizome for an ID. I did find the site below, however.

http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/botany/taro/key/HawaiianKalo/Media/Html/howto.html

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