Today, not only is his house blooming, he also has some rare 'collector's items', such as the pilea peperomioides or Chinese money plant ('a popular Instagram plant'), lithops (also known as flowing stones for their unique looks), and Alocasia
baginda (also known as Silver Dragon Scale).
(4.) Mulla WA, Thorat VS, Patil RV, Burade KB, Anthelmintic activity of leaves of Alocasia
indica Linn, International Journal of PharmTech Research.
and Colocasia boast bold, arrow-shaped leaves on strong, upright stems.
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.
From left: Schefflera 'Amate'; lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus radicans); smaller elephant's ear (Alocasia
'Polly'); 'Neon' pothos (Epipremnum aureum); Swiss cheese vine (Monstera obliqua)-, variegated wax plant (Hoya carnosa 'Variegata'); elephant's ear (Alocasia
'Regal Shields'); and split-leaf philodendron (Monstera deliciosa).
Khowala, "Effect of alocasia
indica tuber extract on reducing hepatotoxicity and liver apoptosis in alcohol intoxicated rats," BioMed Research International, vol.
A study from urban Sri Lanka observed Alocasia
(elephant's ear plant) as the commonly encountered plant poison in home garden .
Induction of tetraploids in ornamental Alocasia
through colchicine and oryzalin treatments.
(Eds.) Tres especies vegetales promisorias: Nacedero Trichanteragigantea, Boton de Oro Tithonia diversifolia y Bore Alocasia