Definition of Amorphophallus campanulatus
1. Noun. Putrid-smelling aroid of southeastern Asia (especially the Philippines) grown for its edible tuber.
Geographical relationships: Philippines, Republic Of The Philippines
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Genus Amorphophallus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Amorphophallus Campanulatus
Literary usage of Amorphophallus campanulatus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Materia medica of the Hindus: Compiled from Sanskrit Medical Works by Udoy Chand Dutt (1877)
"amorphophallus campanulatus, Blume. Syn. Arum campanulatum, Roxb. Sans. ... THE amorphophallus campanulatus is cultivated for the sake of its tubers, ..."
2. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"... Tacca pinnatifida, amorphophallus campanulatus, and others. Of these Tacca pinnatifida and Dioscorea pentaphylla are alone found in Hawaii. ..."