|Better Farming Series 16 - Roots and Tubers (FAO - INADES, 1977, 58 p.)|
|Tania and taro|
Tania and taro are alike. They belong to the same family, the Araceae.
But tania and taro are two different plants.
- Tania goes by the scientific name of Xanthosoma. It is grown chiefly in Cameroon.
- Taro (or cocoyam) goes by the scientific name of Colocasia. It is grown all over Africa.