amorphophallus


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  • noun

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any plant of the genus Amorphophallus

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They both are of the Amorphophallus genus that is used in Asian cuisine to thicken sauces, make fruit jellies, and to create konyaku, a stretchy noodle that is popular in Japan.
Here in the Northeast, however, amorphophallus konjac (its full name) is a rare sight indeed.
Cis-N-(p-Coumaroyl) serotonin from Konnyaku, Amorphophallus konjac K.
The amorphophallus konjac gives off a smell similar to rotting meat to attract flies to pollinate it.
People sometimes confuse rafflesias with the big, smelly Amorphophallus corpse lily, Davis says.
ALISMATALES Araceae Amorphophallus albispathus Hett.
The freakish-looking Amorphophallus titanum, known to Indonesians as the ``corpse flower,'' was beginning to bloom, said library spokeswoman Susan Turner-Lowe.
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) botany greenhouse, everything was coming up Amorphophallus titanums.
First discovered by Italian botanist Odoardo Beccari in Sumatra in 1878, the Titan Arum, or Amorphophallus titanum, is a member of the Family Araceae, the Aroids or Arum plants.
Amorphophallus titanum is known as the "corpse flower" because it reeks of rotting flesh.
The Putrella flower, scientific name: Amorphophallus titanum, weighs 275 pounds and measures in at 8 ft.
With a short blooming period of 2 to 4 days, visitors have the rare opportunity to see and smell the Amorphophallus titanum.
tting The show sees him getting up close and personal with several old chums, including the great Titan arum - the nickname he coined for amorphophallus titanum, originally filmed in its native Sumatra for his BBC series The Private Life of Plants.
Fuad 2007 A new species of Amorphophallus (Araceae: Thomsonieae) from Sarawak.
Amorphophallus konjac (konjac) has long been used in China, Japan and South East Asia as a food source and as a traditional medicine.