alocasia


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Synonyms for alocasia

any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries

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On the other hand, the macerated stems of Alocasia macrorrhizos were directly applied to affected areas during cases of paralysis.
A diversity of other ground crops include: sugar cane, hibiscus spinach, Alocasia taro, pumpkin, pineapple, maize, chili peppers, cabbages, beans, and non-food species such as kava (Piper methysticum), tobacco and the important handicraft plants, paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera) and a wide range of Pandanus cultivars.
She used scissors to cut 4x4 cm squares from leaves of plant families Anacardiaceae (mango), Araceae (probably Alocasia macrorhiza), Bromeliaceae (V.
Try combing this with the similar shaped leaves of the more unusual alocasia (bats wings), with glossy black foliage.
Actites megalocarpa * Adenochilus nortonii * Alisma plantago-aquatica * * Alocasia brisbanensis * Alpinia caerulea * Arthrochilus spp.
giant taro, Alocasia indicum; co-co yam, Colocasia esculenta
But I thought if I grew 10 alocasia [elephant ears], for example, I could find 10 people who would buy them.
Friedrich Kittlitz, a naturalist on the Senyavin expedition, refers to 'both of these giant aroids' (Ritter & Ritter 1982: 177), verifying that both Cyrtosperma and Alocasia were present.
com or 877/661-2852) recommends these dark, big-leafed tropicals: Alocasia plumbea 'Nigra', 'Australia' canna, and Colocasia 'Diamond Head'.