- beans are edible raw.
- tuber is edible when cooked.
- tuber can be boiled, fried or baked.
- tuber can be peeled, parboiled, and dried for storage.
- dried tuber can be ground into flour.
- tuber can be harvested throughout the year.
- tuber is best when collected between late autumn and spring.
- cooked tuber has an appealing potato-like taste.
- grows in moist lowlands and thickets.