Patent Number: PP12,342

Title: Taro cultivar named `Pauakea`

Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Colocasia esculenta (popularly known as taro) named `Pauakea`. `Pauakea` differs distinctively from other taro plants by its unique combination of resistance to taro leaf blight caused by Phytophthora colocasiae, resistance to root rot caused by Pythium spp., vigorous growth, large mother corm size, and white corm of very good flour quality and good eating quality.

Inventors: Trujillo; Eduardo E. (Honolulu, HI)

Assignee: University of Hawaii

International Classification: A01H 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/08/2019