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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Alocasia dussii Dammer, Alocasia illustris W. Bull, Aron colocasium (L.) St.-Lag., Arum chinense L., Arum colocasia L., Arum colocasioides Desf., Arum esculentum L., Arum lividum Salisb., Arum nymphaeifolium (Vent.) Roxb., Arum peltatum Lam., Caladium acre R. Br., Caladium colocasia W. Wight ex Saff., Caladium colocasia (L.) W. Wight, nom. illeg., Caladium colocasioides (Desf.) Brongn., Caladium esculentum (L.) Vent., Caladium glycyrrhizum Fraser, Caladium nymphaeaefolium Vent., Caladium nymphaeifolium Vent., Caladium violaceum hort. ex Engl., nom. inval., Caladium violaceum Engl., Caladium violaceum Desf., Calla gaby Blanco, Calla virosa Roxb., Colocasia acris (R. Br.) Schott, Colocasia aegyptiaca Samp., Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl., Colocasia antiquorum Schott, Colocasia antiquorum f. acuatica Makino, Colocasia antiquorum f. aquatica Makino, Colocasia antiquorum f. eguimo Makino, Colocasia antiquorum f. oyasetage Makino, Colocasia antiquorum f. purpurea Makino, Colocasia antiquorum f. yamamotoi Makino, Colocasia antiquorum var. acris (R. Br.) Schott, Colocasia antiquorum var. antiquorum, Colocasia antiquorum var. aquatilis (Hassk.) Engl. & K. Krause, Colocasia antiquorum var. esculenta Seem., Colocasia antiquorum var. euchlora (K. Koch & Linden) Schott, Colocasia antiquorum var. fontanesii (Schott) Schott, Colocasia antiquorum var. globulifera Engl. & K. Krause, Colocasia antiquorum var. illustris (W. Bull) Engl., Colocasia antiquorum var. multifolia Makino, Colocasia antiquorum var. nymphaeifolia (Vent.) Engl., Colocasia antiquorum var. patens Makino, Colocasia antiquorum var. rosea Makino, Colocasia antiquorum var. rupicola Haines, Colocasia antiquorum var. stolonifera Haines, Colocasia antiquorum var. typica Engl., Colocasia colocasia (L.) Huth, nom. inval., Colocasia esculenta f. ebiimo Makino, Colocasia esculenta f. rotundifolia Makino, Colocasia esculenta var. acris (R. Br.) Schott, Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorum (Schott) F.T. Hubb. & Rehder, Colocasia esculenta var. aquatilis Hassk., Colocasia esculenta var. euchlora (K. Koch & Linden) Schott, Colocasia esculenta var. fontanesii (Schott) Schott, Colocasia esculenta var. globulifera (Engl. & K. Krause) Young, Colocasia esculenta var. illustris (W. Bull) Schott, Colocasia esculenta var. rupicola (Haines) H.B. Naithani, Colocasia esculenta var. stolonifera (Haines) H.B. Naithani, Colocasia esculenta var. typica (L.) Schott, Colocasia euchlora K. Koch & Linden, Colocasia fontanesii Schott, Colocasia gracilis Engl., Colocasia himalensis Royle, nom. nud., Colocasia neocaledonica Van Houtte, Colocasia nymphaeifolia (Vent.) Kunth, Colocasia peltata (Lam.) Samp., Colocasia peregrina Raf., Colocasia tonoimo Nakai, Colocasia vera Hassk., Colocasia violacea (Desf.) auct., Colocasia violacea Hort., Colocasia virosa Kunth, Colocasia virosa (Roxb.) Kunth, Colocasia vulgaris Raf., Leucocasia esculenta (L.) Nakai, Leucocasia esculenta Nakai, Steudnera virosa Prain, Steudnera virosa (Roxb.) Prain, Zantedeschia virosa (Roxb.) K. Koch, Zantedeschia virosa K. Koch.

References regarding Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Amoenitates academicae (1754)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1789)
· Magasin Encyclopédique (1801)
· Description des Plantes Nouvelles … Jardin de J. M. Cels (1801)
· Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae (1810)
· Tableau de l’Ecole de Botanique (1829)
· Meletemata Botanica (1832)
· Flora Telluriana (1836)
· Hortus Britannicus (1839)
· Illustrations of the Botany … of the Himalayan Mountains (1839)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Omnium Hucusque Cognitarum (1840)
· Plantae Javanicae Rariores (1848)
· Oesterreichisches Botanisches Wochenblatt (1854)
· Synopsis Aroidearum (1856)
· Monographiae Phanerogamarum (1879)
· Gartenflora (1892)
· Helios (1893)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (7732)
· Bengal Pl.
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1905)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1920)
· United States Department of Agriculture. Bulletin
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· Bulletin of the National Science Museum (1953)
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· Cytologia (1978)
· Euphytica (1981)
· Acta Horticulturae Sinicae (1984)
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· Cytologia (1988)
· Acta Botanica Austro Sinica (1989)
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· Nutr. Clin. Care. (2004)
· Phytotherapy Research (2005)
· Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health. (2006)
· Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (4154)

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