Alocasia macrorrhiza

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Noun1.Alocasia macrorrhiza - large evergreen with extremely large erect or spreading leavesAlocasia macrorrhiza - 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
alocasia, elephant ear, elephant's ear - any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
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The study evaluated the capacity of four plant species: vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides L.), sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), elephant ear (Alocasia macrorrhiza) and 'embauba' (Cecropia sp.) to absorb, tolerate and distribute Pb in the different plant parts when exposed to the Pb concentrations of 0, 50, 100, 200 and 400 mg [L.sup.-1], applied in the form of Pb acetate (AL) (Pb[([C.sub.2][H.sub.3][O.sub.2]).sub.2] x 3[H.sub.2]O), referred to as [C.sub.0], [C.sub.50], [C.sub.100], [C.sub.200] and [C.sub.400], respectively.
& B) Nees.), Boton de oro (Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl) Gray) y Bore (Alocasia macrorrhiza (Linneo) Schott).
Gomez Z., M.E., Bore Alocasia macrorrhiza (Linneo.) Schott, una especie con Potencial para la Agroforesteria PecuariaTres especies vegetales promisorias: Nacedero Trichathera gigantea (H.
(Eds.) Tres especies vegetales promisorias: Nacedero Trichanteragigantea, Boton de Oro Tithonia diversifolia y Bore Alocasia macrorrhiza. CIPAV, Convenio Andres Bello CAB y Colciencias.
Ademas se les suministra cana de azucar (Saccharum officinarum) picada como fuente de energia, bore (Alocasia macrorrhiza) o quiebra barrigo (Trichanthera gigantea) como fuente proteica y se hace la practica habitual de pastoreo.
Interactions between acclimation and photoinhibition of photosynthesis of a tropical forest understorey herb, Alocasia macrorrhiza, during simulated canopy gap formation.
Guia para el cultivo y el aprovechamiento del Bore Alocasia macrorrhiza. Convenio Andres Bello Ministerio de Educacion y Cultura de Espana.
En: Seminario taller Tres Especies Vegetales Promisorias para Sistemas Sostenibles de Produccion Agropecuaria: Nacedero Trichanthera gigantea, Boton de oro Tithonia diversifolia y Bore Alocasia macrorrhiza. Cali: CIPAV, 2002.
Esta area presenta un mosaico de cultivos, entre 5 y 10 anos de antiguedad, compuesto por cana panelera, Chonque (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) y una asociacion Chonque- Bore (Alocasia macrorrhiza).
Giant taro (Alocasia macrorrhiza) is also an important supplementary staple in areas such as Samoa and Vava'u in northern Tonga.
Gas exchange analysis of the relative importance of stomatal and biochemical factors in photosynthetic induction in Alocasia macrorrhiza. Plant Physiol.