Definition of Genus amorphophallus

1. Noun. Genus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids: devil's tongue; snake palm.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Amorphophallus

genus Amazona
genus Amberboa
genus Ambloplites
genus Amblyrhynchus
genus Ambrosia
genus Ambystoma
genus Ameiurus
genus Amelanchier
genus Amia
genus Amianthum
genus Ammobium
genus Ammodytes
genus Ammotragus
genus Amoeba
genus Amorpha
genus Amorphophallus
genus Amphibolips
genus Amphicarpa
genus Amphicarpaea
genus Amphioxus
genus Amphiprion
genus Amphisbaena
genus Amphisbaenia
genus Amphiuma
genus Amsinckia
genus Amsonia
genus Amygdalus
genus Anabas
genus Anabrus
genus Anacardium

Literary usage of Genus amorphophallus

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"... of the genus Amorphophallus, as accepted by Engler, comprises only Amorphophallus leonensis. Lern. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The East Indian genus Amorphophallus has a similar habit. A good series of tropical aroids is to be seen in the aroid house at Kew. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1903)
"The genus Amorphophallus contains a number of marvelous plants, among them A. Titanum, of Sumatra, which produces a tuber 5 feet in circumference, ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"The genus Amorphophallus contains a number of marvelous plants, among them A. Titanum, of Sumatra, which produces a tuber 5 feet in circumference, ..."

5. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"It occurs in open, wet lands, along streams, and in some types of humid forests. Genus AMORPHOPHALLUS AMORPHOPHALLUS CAMPANULATUS (Roxb.) Blume. (Figs. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The East Indian genus Amorphophallus has a similar habit. A good series of tropical aroids is to be seen in the aroid bouse at Kew. ..."

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