Voodoo lily: 1 definition
Voodoo lily 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)
Voodoo lily in English is the name of a plant defined with Amorphophallus variabilis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Arum stercorarium Zipp. ex Kunth (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Rumphia (1837)
· Synopsis Aroidearum: complectens enumerationem systematicam generum et specierum hujus ordinis. (1856)
· Flora of the British India (1893)
· Japanese Journal of Tropical Agriculture (2004)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Voodoo lily, for example chemical composition, health benefits, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, side effects, diet and recipes, 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Lily.
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