Cassava is sometimes described

Malacca, Eastern Indonesia, Timor and the Philippines. Maize and cassava are now important staple foods, replacing native African crops in places such as Tanzania.[21] Cassava has also become an important staple in Asia, extensively cultivated in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.[22] Cassava is sometimes described as the “bread of the tropics”[23] but should not be confused with the tropical and equatorial bread tree (Encephalartos), the breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) or the African breadfruit (Treculia africana