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Definition of the noun alocasia

What does alocasia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alocasias

  1. any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of alocasia: elephant ear / elephant's ear
    • more generic words: aroid / arum = any plant of the family Araceae
    • more specific terms: Alocasia macrorrhiza / giant taro = large evergreen with extremely large erect or spreading leaves; cultivated widely in tropics for its edible rhizome and shoots
    • member of: genus Alocasia = tropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix

Phrases with Alocasia

  1. Alocasia alba
  2. Alocasia Dussii
  3. Alocasia indica
  4. Alocasia Lobata
  5. Alocasia Rugosa
  6. Alocasia Grandis
  7. Alocasia Montana
  8. Alocasia Pallida
  9. Alocasia plumbea
  10. Alocasia Talihan
  11. Alocasia Uhinkii
  12. Alocasia Undipes
  13. Alocasia zebrina
  14. Alocasia Wenzelii
  15. Alocasia Commutata
  16. Alocasia cucullata
  17. Alocasia Illustris
  18. Alocasia Liervalii
  19. Alocasia Marginata
  20. genus alocasia

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Google previewGeorgia Getting Started Garden Guide (2013)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Erica Glasener, Walter Reeves

Alocasia is a separate genus whose members resemble elephant's ear. Alocasia 'Frydek' has dark leaves with white veins. Alocasia 'Black Magic' has almost black leaves. Ginger Lily Hedychium coronarium Botanical Pronunciation ...

Google previewUrban Gardening (2006)

A Hong Kong Gardener's Journal by Arthur Van Langenberg, Ip Kung Sau

AlocasiaAlocasia odora Alocasia is a tropical Southeast Asian plant found in the wild state throughout Hong Kong. Its large heart-shaped, mid-green leaves grow from a short stem. The leaves are very decorative and resemble taro leaves, ...

Google previewA Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants (2007)

by Anthony Knight

Family: Araceae Common Name Elephant's ear, giant elephant's ear, giant taro Plant Description Alocasia is a genus of some 70 species originating in tropical Southeast Asia. These perennial large-leafed rhizomatous and tuberous ...

Google previewJournal of Horticulture and Practical Gardening (1870)

— We should prefer the Clssus, unless the Alocasia is a fine plant ; if the latter is so, and the variegation well marked, it would have the preference. It is impossible to decide which you should show without ...

Google previewTHE JOURNAL OF HORTICILTURE, COTTAGE GARDENER, COUNTRY GENTLEMAN. BEE-KEEPER, AND POULTRY CHORONICLE. (1870)

by GEORGE W.JOHNSON,F.R.H.S., AND ROBERT HOGG.LLD.

— We should prefer the CIssus, unless the Alocasia is a fine plant ; if the latter is so, and the variegation well marked, it would have the preference. It is impossible to decide which yoa should show without ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: green alder Alocasia (Schott) G. Don f. Araceae Origins: From the Greek a "without" plus the closely allied genus Colocasia Schott, different from Colocasia; some suggest from aulax, aulakos, alox, alokos "a furrow"; see Helmut ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by George Watt

The Alocasia. ALOCASIA fornicatum. Northern Cachar hills. It might be propagated to an unlimited extent, and not only supply timber and fuel, but its bark might easily form an article of internal trade. How far it might prove practicable to extend ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

The leaves of the hyhrid Alocasia x amazonica are several tens of centimetres long. In the juvenile stage they are glossy light green, later turning matt grey- green with prominent, thick, ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Schott Chinese паю Alocasia indica (Roxb,) Schott Trockentaro pulaka Alocasia macronhim (L.) G.Don Colocaria macrorrhíza (L.) Schott cunjevoi giant alocasia, giant taro alocasie Alokasie mankachu malangá, cará-tayá Alacasia undìpes ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Alocasia Neck. Araceae (v1). 20 sp. E. Ind. Herbaceous. Monoecious. " A. odora, C. Koch, is supposed by Delpino to be fertilised by snails .

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Alocasia al-oh-KASE-ee-uh. Arum family, Araceae. Commonly called elephant's ear, Alocasia species are tender perennials that either are rhizoma- tous or grow from tuberous roots. About 70 species belong to the genus, all native to southern ...

Google previewThey Eat That?: A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from Around the World (2012)

by Jonathan Deutsch Ph.D., Natalya Murakhver

colocasia esculenta, alocasia, cyrtosperma, and xanthosoma spp. Aroids are consumed by between 400 million and 600 million people in and ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

BRAND ALOCASIA (SCHOTT) G. DON Allocaryastrum A . Brand = Plagiobothrys Fisch. et C. A. Mey. Boraginaceae Allocassine N. Robson . 1965. Celastra- ceae. 1-2 trop. Southeast and South Africa Allocasuarina ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Alocasia Cucullata Schott. Family Araceae. A herb grown for its edible rhizomes. (2) Alocasia macrorhiza Schott. A herb whose corns are used for edible purposes. (3) Alocacia indica (Roxb.) Schott. Family Araceae Large- leaved ...

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