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Arum

a genus of the family Araceae which contains many ornamental plants. Includes A. italicum, A. maculatum. Causes intense irritation to the oral mucosa, thought to be due to oxalate raphide crystals in the plant. Called also arum lily, cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies.
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Place fillet on top and stick dasheen chips into the sweet potato, creating a flower petal effect.
Hartman (1986) Dasheen Mosaic Virus and its Control in Cultivated Aroids.
breadfruit, callaloo, and sometimes yam, dasheen plantain, bananas, and things like that.
Sent off at odds of 10-1 for the second division of the 71/2f handicap, Dasheen swooped late and fast under a well-judged ride from Billy Lee to beat Punches Pious by half a length.
Non-hikers can stop by the Ladera Hotel for striking views of the twin peaks from its bar or Dasheen restaurant.
Callaloo is a spicy, creamy sauce made with dasheen leaves, okra, pumpkin, coconut milk and wild coriander.
1993 A polymerase chain reaction method adapted tot selective amplification and cloning of 3' sequences of Potyviral genomes: application to Dasheen Mosaic Virus.
There was dasheen, a yummy veg a bit like potato, callaloo greens, green figs (a bit like banana) and a spinach-like dish they call bhaaji.
Among the array of esteemed local favorites are stewed shrimp in coconut milk, smoked herring with roasted breadfruit and avocado, callaloo soup with crabmeat and dasheen greens, and the national dish--boiled unripened bananas and fish fritters, served with cucumbers--commonly known as green fig and saltfish.
The Sunshine Bar gave us our first taste of Tobagonian cuisine - dorado, chickpeas, plantains and calaloo, the thick soup based on dasheen leaves, okra and coconut milk, washed down with beer.
The Sunshine Bar gave us our first taste of Tobagonian cuisine -dorado, chickpeas, plantains and calaloo, the thick soup based on dasheen leaves, okra and coconut milk, washed down with beer.