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The homeland of peacocks

In the west of Yunnan Province China, there is a beautiful piece of land, which is named Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture.

Longchuan Taro Root

Pubdate:2009-09-11

  Longchuan Taro Root

  The Longchuan Taro Root is well-known. It is written in almost all the books about Longchuan, and it could be listed ahead of the rare and valuable animals like peacock and elephant. How famous it is!

  In the sight of native’s, the Long taro root is not special. But it is very valuable for central plains people.

  In the sight of native’s, the Long taro root is not special. But it is very valuable for central plains people.

  The Longchuan taro root is a “giant” in the taro family. Beside the Jingpo people’s dry land, these taro root which is 3 feet, 3 inches could be seen. There is taro root planted on the basins too, but it is less tasty than the one planted in the mountains.

  The Longchuan taro root has a high starch content, it could be both vegetable and grain. Broiled taro root is very delicious. It is written on the old medical book that people will be fat if eat too much taro root. If eat too much taro root, people will not be hungry for a long time.