Taro is a plant used as a vegetable. People eat its stem (corm) and its leaves. It is grown by people in Oceania. It is one of the earliest plants that people grew. It is poisonous when raw, but is safe to eat if it is cooked.
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One of the largest taro growing areas in the Hawaiian Islands is the Lower Hanalei Valley
Satoimo (サトイモ) - Taro of Japan