Xanthosoma


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Xanthosoma

American plant genus in the family Araceae; probably contains calcium oxalate raphide crystals; causes stomatitis, salivation. Called also taro, tannia.
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Agbelemoge A Socio-cultural determinants of cocoyam (Colocasia and Xanthosoma spp) utilization at household level in southwestern Nigeria.
Of these identifications that of Xanthosoma is the less certain.
Six samples included unidentifiable tissues; three yielded the remains of the possible Xanthosoma and three those of Manihot esculenta; one sample yielded unidentifiable tissues only, and one sample yielded both of the identified categories; maize was recovered at Cuello at an 82% ubiquity, though from a much larger range of samples (Miksicek 1991).
Iwuoha I and A Kalu Calcium oxalate and physicochemical properties of cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta and Xanthosoma sagittfolium) tuber flours as affected by processing.
Pentalonia nigronervosa Coquerel: Evers (1968) listed this species from Heliconia latispatha, Musa sapientum, and Xanthosoma roseum.
Vitaceae] Aphis illinoisensis Xanthosoma roseum Schott.
Safo-Kantanka O The effect of leaf harvesting and spacing on the yield of Xanthosoma and Colocasia spp.