Definition of Amorphophallus campanulatus

1. Noun. Putrid-smelling aroid of southeastern Asia (especially the Philippines) grown for its edible tuber.

Exact synonyms: Amorphophallus Paeonifolius, Elephant Yam, Pungapung, Telingo Potato
Geographical relationships: Philippines, Republic Of The Philippines
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Genus Amorphophallus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amorphophallus Campanulatus

Amoeba meleagridis
Amoeba proteus
Amoebina
Amoebotaenia
Amon
Amon-Ra
Amontillado
Amor
Amorgos
Amorite
Amorites
Amoritic
Amorpha californica
Amorpha canescens
Amorpha fruticosa
Amorphophallus campanulatus
Amorphophallus paeonifolius
Amorphophallus rivieri
Amorphophallus titanum
Amors
Amory
Amos
Amoss' sign
Amounderness
Amoxil
Amoy
Ampere's law
Ampere's postulate
Amphibolips
Amphicarpa

Literary usage of Amorphophallus campanulatus

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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. ..."

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