Arrowroot refers to an edible starch obtained from several tropical plants, these include:
- Maranta arundinacea, called arrowroot, the traditional source of the starch
- Cassava (Manihot esculenta), produces tapioca, also called Brazilian arrowroot
- Florida arrowroot was a commercial starch derived from Zamia pumila, harvested from the wild in Florida.
Other plants called arrowroot include:
- Achillea millefolium, commonly known as yarrow
- Colocasia esculenta, sometimes called arrowroot in East Africa
- Curcuma angustifolia, a plant with a starchy root cultivated in India
- Pueraria lobata, Japanese arrowroot, also called kudzu
- Queensland arrowroot, a cultivar belonging to the Canna Agriculture Group
- Thalia geniculata
- Tacca leontopetaloides, known among other names as the Polynesian arrowroot
- Arrowroot (Yoshino Kuzu), a 1931 novel by Junichiro Tanizaki
- Arrowroot, son of Arrowshirt a fictional character in a 1969 parody novel Bored of the Rings
- Arrowhead, Sagittaria species that can be used as a root vegetable
- Arrowweed, Pluchea sericea, which has edible roots
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