Arrowroot

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Arrowroot

Postby Pam » Sat Mar 29, 2008 5:48 am

An Aussie native, and member of the bat plant family - Tacca leontopetaloides. Its tuberous roots are edible and can be ground up for arrowroot, a good source of starch.

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Re: Arrowroot

Postby The Estate » Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:13 am

cool pic Pam (Y)
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Re: Arrowroot

Postby Luzy » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:49 am

I agree with Thee there - looks excellent, Pam.
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Re: Arrowroot

Postby abwal » Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:56 am

Another uncommon plant, Pam. Looks good.
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Re: Arrowroot

Postby Mister Wisteria » Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:23 pm

A real healthy looking plant. :D
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Re: Arrowroot

Postby Abbi » Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:10 pm

Interesting plant, Pam . very nice photo. (Y)
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Re: Arrowroot

Postby orchid40 » Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:55 pm

I've never seen one of those before. Fascinating, and it looks very healthy and happy too!
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