Hia hau: 1 definition
Hia hau 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)
Hia hau in Vietnam is the name of a plant defined with Alocasia macrorrhizos in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Caladium odoratissimum Hort. ex K. Koch (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Index Seminum [Berlin]
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Bot. Reg. (1822)
· Description des Plantes Nouvelles … Jardin de J.M. Cels (1801)
· Hortus Britannicus (1839)
· Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae (1810)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Hia hau, for example diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
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