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Colocasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Colocasia
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.618.050.750.199
Unique ID
D031060
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031060
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family ARACEAE. Members contain acrid calcium oxalate and LECTINS. Polynesians prepare the root into poi. Common names of Taro and Coco Yam (Cocoyam) may be confused with other ARACEAE; XANTHOSOMA; or with common yam (DIOSCOREA).
Entry Term(s)
Dasheen
Taro
Registry Number
txid4459
Related Numbers
txid4460
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Colocasia Preferred
Taro Related
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