Tacca leontopetaloides


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Noun1.Tacca leontopetaloides - perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and AustraliaTacca leontopetaloides - perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Tacca, Tacca - genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers
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Manek R, Kunle O, Emeje M, Builders P, Rama G, Lopez G and W Kolling Physical, thermal and sorption profile of starch obtained from Tacca leontopetaloides.
villosa (HK 1973-1989), Lapageria rosea (HK 1989-895), Maranta-chloe purpurea (HK 062-76-00432), Narthecium ossifragum (Furness & Rudall 1), Smilax hispida (HK 316-1969-9240 BARR), Tacca leontopetaloides (HK 021-86-00329 BASL), Tradescantia ohiensis (HK 1983-426 GIBB).