Colocasia AFFINIS Schott.
|Synonym :|| Alocasia jenningsii Veitch
Colocasia affinis var. jenningsii (Veitch) Engl.
Colocasia bicolor C.L.Long & L.M.Cao
|Bangla Name :||-|
|English Name :||-|
|Description :||A herb, tuber small. Leaves 10-15 cm long, ovate or orbicular-ovate, base rounded, green with dark blotches between the nerves. Spathe 10-15 cm long, tumid, green, limb primrose yellow. Spadix with a narrow neck between the male and female inflorescence, appendage slender, narrowed to the tip, golden yellow.|
|Distribution :||Chittagong Hill Tracts, on hill slopes in shade.|
|Chemical Constituents :||-|
|Uses :||Leaf and petiole are cooked as vegetables and are reported to be effective to treat cataract.|