Xanthosoma


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Related to Xanthosoma: Xanthosoma atrovirens
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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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Araceae Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott Bataceae Batis maritima L.
The most commonly grown crops included staple foods such as peanut (Arachis hypogea), plantain (Musa paradisacia), macabo (Xanthosoma sagitifolum), maize (Zea mays), and cassava (Maniot esculenta) although many respondents also grew a variety of other fruits and vegetables.
Optimization of drying conditions of Xanthosoma sagittifolium (Tannia) tubers in tray dryer using response surface methodology, J.
Physicochemical, nutritional and organoleptic evaluation of cookies from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) and cocoyam (Xanthosoma sp) flour blends.