Definition of Alocasia macrorrhiza
1. Noun. Large evergreen with extremely large erect or spreading leaves; cultivated widely in tropics for its edible rhizome and shoots; used in wet warm regions as a stately ornamental.
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Literary usage of Alocasia macrorrhiza
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1. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"dry-land elephant ear (Alocasia macrorrhiza). ... a variety of giant taro (Alocasia macrorrhiza). ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Alocasia macrorrhiza. JARED G. SMITH and GW OLIVER. COLOCYNTH. See Citrullus. COLOR. The range of simple colors common among flowers is not a very extensive ..."