This guide describes the staple root crops of Indonesia, including native taro and yam species as well as more recently introduced plants such as tannia (cocoyam), sweet potato, cassava, and the Irish potato. A final section lists a further dozen minor species used for their edible, starchy roots.
taro; tannia; cocoyam; yam; cassava; sweet potato; potato;
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Topics in Lexicography
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Table of Contents:
Aroids; Yams; Some New World crops; Less common roots used for their startch; References;
Version 1 [13 June 2013] This paper originally circulated May 2005; reformatted for publication December 2011; revised June 2013.
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