Manihot esculenta - tall semiwoody perennial shrub or tree can grow more than 20 ft (6.1 m) tall. Leaves palmately compound, dark green, foot or more across and have 5-9 lobes. The petioles (leaf stems) are very long, up to 24 in (61 cm) long and they are red as are the stems.
|Scientific Name||Manihot esculenta|
|Status||Only under cultivation|
|Edible Parts||Tuber and young leaves|