Family: Araceae - Arum family
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Bengali Name: Mankachu.
Tribal Name: Korpa (Chakma).
English Name: Giant Taro.
A robust herb with long, cylindrical caudex. Leaves large 60-90 cm long, triangular-sagittate. Peduncle shorter than the petiole, spathe 20-30 cm, pale yellow, spadix equaling the spathe.
Whole plant is used as vegetable. Curry prepared from the whole plant is taken every day those are suffering from habitual constipation, anal inflammation and rheumatism.
Cultivated all over Bangladesh.
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