Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Plants being grown as a food crop in a woodland garden. Photograph by: Manojk Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is a PERENNIAL growing to m (2ft 7in). It is hardy to zone (UK) The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Amorphophallus paeoniifolius var. campanulatus Sivad., Taxon (), not validly publ.

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Among the different extracts, the methonolic extract of A. Ayurvedic properties Rasa- Katu, Kashaya. The observed and expected heterozygosities ranged from 0. This smell disappears once the flower has been pollinated[].

The plant has one enormous leaf and one spadix annually.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Wikispecies

Elephant Yam, Whitespot giant arum. A new standardized preparation, artemether has recently been introduced for treatment of drug resistant malaria, and new analogues of forskolin are being tested for a variety of uses. The methanolic extracts of the tuber of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius were investigated for their antihelmintic activity against Pheretima posthuma and Tubifex tubifex. Candida albicans was resistant against the compound. The methanolic extract of A.

Mon Dec 19 amoorphophallus Altitudinal range near sea level. It requires hand pollination in Britain[1, ]. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

These loci provide microsatellite markers with high polymorphism ranging from three to 24 alleles per locus. Int J Risk Saf Med. Evaluation of Analgesic activity of methanolic extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tuber by tail flick and acetic acid-induced writhing response method.

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After 24—36 hours after the first bloom of the inflorescence, the inflorescence’s female flowers will start developing into berries bright red fruiting bodies, and other parts of the inflorescence will start wilting away. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3. All plant pages have their own unique code. As example, we have western paeoinifolius with origins in Mesopotemia and Egypt, the Unani Islamic and Ayurvedic Hindu systems centred in western Amrphophallus and the Indian subcontinent and those of the Orient China, Japan, Tibet, etc.

The stigmas of the female flowers will be receptive on the first day of the bloom, when the pungent smell will draw pollinating insects inside, and the inflorescence will close, trapping them for a night to allow the pollen deposited on the insect to be transferred to the stigmas.

Support Center Support Center. Loha – Suranava Loha, Surana Modaka [ 2021 ]. The phytochemical screening shows the presence of steroids, in the petroleum ether extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tubers. Pharmacognostical parameters for evaluation of leaves of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. The vascular system consists of peripheral strands and central strands; the peripheral strands are placed just aposed to collenchyma and central strands are more or less scattered in between the wide air chambers.

Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. The species is monoecious individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant and is pollinated by Flies.

Most recently, there has been interest in other products from traditional system of medicine Artemisinin is an active antimalarial compound isolated from Artimisia annuaa constituent of the Chinese antimalarial preparation Qinghaosu and forskolin was isolated from Coleus forskohliia species used in ayurvedic preparation for cardiac disorders.


The pet ether extract of A. The percentage decrease in locomotor activity are Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Elephant Yam, Whitespot giant arum PFAF Plant Database

Please review our privacy policy. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Tuber depressed – globoseto about 30 cm in diameter, ca.

Readable yet also very detailed. Microscopical features The anatomy of leaf and petiole was studied by taking the transverse sections followed by staining.

In Bihar it is used in oal curry, oal bharta or chokha, pickles and chutney. It is usually eaten as mashed or in curries sometimes; though very rarely it is curried. Sat Feb amorphophalluss Phytochemical investigation Santosa et al. It is unclear from the reports that we have seen whether or not this root can be divided, it is quite possible that seed is the only means of increase[K].

Retrieved 6 December Quality control of herbal drugs. In addition, minimum inhibitory concentration MIC was determined using serial dilution technique to determine the antibacterial potency.