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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.
from papaya (Carica papaya) and Pantoea agglomerans from Alocasia macrorrhiza.
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.
Response of leaf anatomy and photosynthetic capacity in Alocasia macrorrhiza (Araceae) to a transfer from low to high light.
31) A government propaganda campaign encouraged people to grow tapioca (ubi bandong), sweet potatoes (kribang), kladi (a type of taro, Alocasia indica or Alocasia denudata) and sago as rice substitutes, along with vegetables, fruits and other foodstuffs.
Boyce 2011 Studies in the Alocasia Schott (Araceae--Colocasieae) of Borneo II: Alocasia baginda, a new species from Eastern Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.
Por lo tanto, la Alocasia macrorrhiza comunmente conocida con el nombre de bore, se constituye en un recurso alimenticio potencial, como complemento a las propuestas de utilizacion de recursos convencionales, en la alimentacion de pollos de engorde; es una especie herbacea perenne que puede llegar a los 5 m de altura, presenta un alto grado de adaptabilidad para las condiciones medioambientales del tropico bajo y medio, con suelos de baja fertilidad y con un excelente valor nutritivo (2).
com or 877/661-2852) recommends these dark, big-leafed tropicals: Alocasia plumbea 'Nigra', 'Australia' canna, and Colocasia 'Diamond Head'.
Bananas, citrus, papayas, dry-land taro, yams, and Alocasia are commonly raised on the slopes beneath the trees, along with other minor crops .
Interactions between acclimation and photoinhibition of photosynthesis of a tropical forest understory herb: Alocasia macrorrhiza, during simulated canopy gap formation.
The response of xanthophyll cycle--dependent energy dissipation in Alocasia brisbanesis to sunflecks in a subtropical rainforest.
Alocasia macrorrhizos was used by the Kavirajes to treat rheumatic pain; the plant is also used in Ayurveda as an analgesic [66].