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Synonyms for Colocasia

small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia: taro

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Stems of Colocasia esculenta were collected from Dhaka district, Bangladesh during April 2013.
Nutrient composition of the leaves and flowers of Colocasia esculenta and fruits of Solanum melongera.
and Colocasia taro, although other ground and tree crops, particularly banana and plantain cultivars, are also planted.
Other favourites include Pennisetum `Purple Majesty', an ornamental millet with young, green leaves that turn purple, and Colocasia `Black Magic', a tropical plant that can be grown outdoors here in summer because it is hardy down to freezing point.
For a plant with really lush jungle like foliage try colocasia 'mammoth' (also known as elephant's ears).
Images such as Colocasia mark a radical aesthetic departure from traditional botanical illustration, in which flattened specimens are isolated against a white background, identified by Latin titles, and measured by numeric scales.
giant taro, Alocasia indicum; co-co yam, Colocasia esculenta
Besides, people were eating more manioc these days and really did not need the additional Colocasia taro from mehko gardens.
Taro, Colocasia esculenta, is a member of the Aroid family, known to Angkaiyakmin as iman.
proserpina (Kirkaldy, 1907), which are all restricted to taro, Colocasia esculenta (L.
As part of the screening process to locate plants with antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive properties, this study was conducted to evaluate the above two properties of methanolic extract of leaves of Colocasia esculenta in Swiss albino mice.
com or 877/661-2852) recommends these dark, big-leafed tropicals: Alocasia plumbea 'Nigra', 'Australia' canna, and Colocasia 'Diamond Head'.
Colocasia and xanthosoma are together called cocoyams in many parts of the world (especially in Africa, old cocoyam for colocasia and new cocoyam for xanthosoma).
The eight plant species were Alternanthera philoxeroides, Aponogeton echinatus, Colocasia esculenta, Pithecollobium dulce, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa balbisiana, Nelumbo nucifera, and Nymphaea pubescens.
Black Magic is also known as Colocasia esculenta, according to the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center in New York.