Xanthosoma

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Noun1.Xanthosoma - tropical American tuberous perennials
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
malanga, spoonflower, tannia, Xanthosoma atrovirens, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, yautia - tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes
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Colocasia and xanthosoma are together called cocoyams in many parts of the world (especially in Africa, old cocoyam for colocasia and new cocoyam for xanthosoma).
Composition, physicochemical properties and retrogradation characteristics of native, oxidized and acetylated and acid-thinned new cocoyam starch.
Focus on underutilized plant resources for starch production has stimulated research on crops such as mucuna beans [6, 7], bambarra groundnut [8, 9], new cocoyam [10], black Gram [11], Great Northern Bean [12], sago [13], pigeon pea [14], yam bean [15], field pea [16], lentil [17], Tiger nuts [18], Tacca tubers [19, 20] and jack bean [21].