Xanthosoma caracuDescription: This plant has soft, arrow-shaped leaves, up to 60 centimeters long. The leaves have no aboveground stems.Habitat and Distribution: This plant grows widely in the Caribbean region. Look for it in open, sunny fields.Edible Parts: The tubers are rich in starch. Cook them before eating to destroy a poison contained in all parts of the plant.
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