Elephant-ear-plant: 1 definition
Elephant-ear-plant means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)
Elephant-ear-plant in English is the name of a plant defined with Colocasia esculenta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Calla virosa Roxb. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Gartenflora (1892)
· Botanical Museum Leaflets (1939)
· Cytologia (1989)
· Helios (1893)
· Bulletin of the National Science Museum (1952)
· Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (4154)
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