Manihot esculenta Crantz.

cassava cultivation
cassava roots

Cassava cultivation

Cassava roots

Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.), a species in the family Euphorbiaceae, has a tree-like, cylindrical trunk, with scars. It has white flowers and long, thick, sword-shaped leaves. Its roots are often used in Cuban food in flavouring dishes.

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