Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also called yuca, manioc tapioca, a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) native to South America. In Philippines, cassava is processed into different products such as cassava chips, cassava cakes and cassava flour. In rural philippines, it is a common and accessible snack fare consumed after...
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Cassava is a tuberous edible plant from which cassava chips and flour, breads, tapioca, a laundry starch, delicacies and even an alcoholic beverage are derived.
Cassava is a perennial shrub, which sometimes reaches the size of a small tree. Its stems vary in color from pale to dirty white to brown marked by numerous nodes formed by scars left by fallen leaves. Pale to dark green leaves are fan-shaped, with 5 to 9 lobes.