Alocasia macrorrhiza


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Alocasia macrorrhiza (al·ō·kāˑ·sh ma·krō·rīˑ·z),

n part used: root; uses: topical rubefacient; precautions: if taken internally—numbness and pain in throat, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting. Also called
ape, cunjevoi, giant alocasia, giant taro, pai, alocasie, alokasie, mankachu and
malanga.
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from papaya and E agglomerans from Alocasia macrorrhiza were placed each one in a different serotype: C, D, E and F respectively.
Os isolamentos restantes, um foi obtido de mamao (Carica papaya) e o outro de Alocasia macrorrhiza.
Photosynthetic characteristics of a tropical forest understory herb, Alocasia macrorrhiza, and a related crop species, Colocasia esculenta grown in contrasting light environments.
Photosynthesis and respiration in Alocasia macrorrhiza following transfers to high and low light.
Numerous studies of archaeological deposits from Papua New Guinea and Near Oceania have reported microfossils of potential food plants, including Colocasia esculenta, Alocasia macrorrhiza, Musaceae, Dioscoria spp.
Indeed, Sims and Pearcy (1991) found that Alocasia macrorrhiza grown in the shade did not completely acclimate to increased irradiance until the second leaf primordium developed.