Sending photos of Tapioca tree. The roots are boiled and eaten alongwith rice and fish in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The starch from the roots are used to make Sabudana which is made into Vadas or upma and eaten during Upvas in Maharashtra and Gujerat.
Place : Pattambi, Kerala
Botanical name : Manihot esculenta
Date : June 2009
Others: Cultivated in farms