Taro, Arbi, Bhajicha Alu

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Taro, Arbi, Bhajicha Alu
Scientific Name : Colocasia esculenta
Family : Araceae
Common Name : Taro, Arbi, Bhajicha Alu, Patra leaf
Leaves & tubers, corms of Colocasia esculenta are used as vegetable. Normally they are cooked with tamarind (Imli) to prevent irritation in throat. There are two varieties, black leaf & green leaf. Green leaf gives more irritation.
Propagation : Division
Longevity : Perennial