Other Names: Aweo, Aweoweo, Aweuweu, Mamauweo, Maauweo
General Characteristics: Medium in height to tall, moderately spreading, maturing within 9 to 12 months, producing from 10 to 15 long, slender rhizomes; distinguished by length of rhizomes.
Petiole: 70 to 105 cm. long, light green often inconspicuously flecked with dark green near base, white at base, with narrow, light purplish to indistinct edge, curved charply at apex so that blade hangs vertically.
Leaf blade: 40 to 65 cm. long, 25 to 45 cm. wide, 35 to 55 cm. from tip to base of sinus, narrowly ovate, thin in texture, light green; margins slightly undulate; piko greenish to faintly purple; lobes acute with shallow, narrow sinus.
Corm: Flesh white with yellowish fibers; skin cream-colored, usually with pink or purple along leaf-scar rings, the outer skin shaggy and fibrous.
Origin, and derivation of name: Native variety; derives its name from shaggy outer skin of corm.
Distribution: Formerly widely distributed in wild state, now scattered along streams and in forests in the mountains.
Use: Good as poi, but not used at present because the corms are usually small; the leaves are used for luau.