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Alocasia from Tropical Asia

JM Heatherly
The Shortform
Published in
May 15, 2024

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Photo by Jennifer Burk on Unsplash

Humans long valued Alocasia for their captivating leaves and edible roots when cooked. In parts of South Asia through East Australia, people use them today. They cook their rhizomes and use citrus to remove the toxins.

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JM Heatherly
The Shortform

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