amorphophallus


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any plant of the genus Amorphophallus

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Indeed, appearing initially as an Amorphophallus flower (whose name pairs a seemingly feminine flower with the masculine phallus), "La Fleur" overpowers des Esseintes with her gaze.
Another enormous flower found there is the Amorphophallus titanum, or Titan arum.
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.
They had T-shirts printed featuring the amorphophallus titanum plant and the slogan "New Reekie stinking at RBGE 2011".
Glutaraldehyde activated eggshell membrane to immobilization of tyrosinase from Amorphophallus companulatus: Application in construction of electrochemical biosensors for dopamine[], Analitica Chemika Acta 612, 212-217 (2009).
A pharmaceutical grade dietary fiber made from a tuberous plant, Amorphophallus japonica, has an extraordinary ability to absorb ingested fats and carbohydrates and block their digestion.
It's called amorphophallus and we trust you can figure out why without making us awkwardly s-p-e-l-l it out for you.
The wonderfully-named Amorphophallus is also called the Mis-shapen Penis Plant, one of 170 tuberous tropical plants from the Arum family, which thrive in West Africa.
People sometimes confuse rafflesias with the big, smelly Amorphophallus corpse lily, Davis says.
Three other species (Alocasia macrorrhiza, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius and Cyrtosperma merkusii) of the same family as Colocasia esculenta (the Araceae) are among the plants introduced to the wider Pacific by early Polynesians (Matthews 1995).
Segun Hyndman y Bickell (2003), la primera aracea culfivada in vitro en forma exitosa fue Amorphophallus konjac, posteriormente se ha continuado el cultivo principalmente con especies para fines ornamentales.
The freakish-looking Amorphophallus titanum, known to Indonesians as the ``corpse flower,'' was beginning to bloom, said library spokeswoman Susan Turner-Lowe.
Explaining the plant's allure, UW botanist Paul Berry says that in many ways Amorphophallus titanum is more like an animal than a plant.
For example, des Esseintes' collection of exotic tropical plants features the meat-eating Cephalothus, the hairy Nidularium, the impressive Amorphophallus, "plante [.