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Table 2 The list of Tubers and roots of the plants used in Chhattisgarhi food

From: Ethnic food culture of Chhattisgarh state of India

Sl.No Name of Tubers and roots Family Local Name
1 Abelmoschus moschatus medic Malvaceae Janglibhindi
2 Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Araceae Sirdikand, Surankand, Jimikand
3 Asparagus racemosus Liliaceae Satawar, Satmuli
4 Chlorophytum borivilianum Liliaceae Korkota Kanda
5 Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott Araceae Kochai, Arvi, Ghuiyan
6 Costus speciosus (Koenig) Sm Costaceae Kewkanda
7 Curculigo orchioides Gaertn Amaryllidaceae Kali musli, Musali kand
8 Curcuma amada Roxb Zingiberaceae Amahaldi
9 Curcuma angustifolia Roxb Zingiberaceae Tikhur, Batri
10 Curcuma caesia Roxb Zingiberaceae Kalihaldi
11 Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Poaceae Dongri bans
12 Dioscorea alata (L.) Dioscoreaceae Ratalu, Nagarkand, Uskakand
13 Dioscorea belophylla Voigt ex Haines Dioscoreaceae Genthi Kanda
14 Dioscorea bulbifera (L.) Dioscoreaceae Damgkanda, Lathikanda
15 Dioscorea hispida Dioscoreaceae Kuliakand
16 Dioscorea oppositifolia Dioscoreaceae Tagariyakand
17 Dioscorea pentaphylla (L.) Dioscoreaceae Suwarkanda, Barhakanda
18 Dioscorea bulbifera var. pulchella Dioscoreaceae Pitakand, Karukanda
19 Dioscorea triphilla L Dioscoreaceae Lakra kanda
20 Hibiscus rugosus Malvaceae Dhokrakanda
21 Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lamk Convolvulaceae Mitha aalu, Shakarkand
22 Leea macrophylla (Roxb. ex Hornem) Leeaceae Dhotelakand
23 Pueraria tuberosea (Roxb. ex Willd) Fabaceae Patal kumda, Bidari kand
24 Scirpus grossus (L.f.) Cyperaceae Kaseru Kand
25 Urginea indica (Roxb.) Kunth Liliaceae Bailaagodri, Jangali-piyaz