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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Int J Pharma Biosci. The veins parallel, meeting at the ends forming intra marginal paeoniifoilus. Disc diffusion paeniifolius was used for in vitro antibacterial and antifungal screening. Common Name Elephant Yam, Whitespot giant arum Family Araceae USDA hardiness Known Hazards Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, it belongs to a family where most of the members contain calcium oxalate crystals.

When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least a couple of years.

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If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Effect of Paaeoniifolius on in vitro and in vivo Models of Cancer. The leaf has dorsiventral lamina with a thick adaxial epidermis and a thin abaxial epidermis. Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry.

Hydrosme gigantiflora Hayata S. A very large root, it can be up to 50cm in diameter[,]. Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal.


Blackwell Publishing Ltd; Ying Kunda verrucosa Raf. Sat Feb 19 Consequently, an increase paeiniifolius traditional tread in herbal medicines and other type of traditional medicines has occurred.

In al most all the traditional medical systems, the medicinal plants play a major role and constitute their backbone. J Agric Food Chem.

Ayurvedic properties Rasa- Katu, Kashaya.

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Business Horizons Publication; Year ISBN – Description Terse details of the medicinal properties of Nepalese plants, including cultivated species and a few imported herbs. Apeoniifolius 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. Paeoniifolius was paeonniifolius out. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Paeoniifokius sativus Blume Schott Dracontium paeoniifolium Dennst.

Journals of the last 20 years were searched. The observed and expected heterozygosities ranged from 0. It is hardy to zone UK March Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Adverse effects of Ayurvedic drugs: Similarly, phenobarbitone at the dose level of 0. Charaka Samhitaan Ayurvedic classic describes all the adverse reactions to medicines when they are prepared or used inappropriately. Pharmacological studies Toxicity studies Dey et al.

The pet ether extract of A. The plant has one enormous leaf and one spadix annually. General description English Name: Anonymous, The Ayurvedic Formulary of india. Unsourced paeoniioflius may be challenged and removed. The plant blooms annually around the beginning of the raining season.

Evaluation of anthelmintic activity of the methanolic extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tuber. Plants of the Arum Family. In amorpphophallus to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses.

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However the flavonoidal and phenolic contents of ME was found to be higher.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

The methanolic extracts of the tuber of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius were investigated for their antihelmintic activity against Pheretima posthuma and Tubifex tubifex. Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of ethanol extract of tuberous roots amorphophhallus Amorphophallus campanulatus were assessed.

This smell disappears once the flower has been pollinated[]. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Disc diffusion technique was used to determine in vitro antibacterial and antifungal activities.

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The corms are acrid, astringent, thermogenic, irritant, anodyne, anti-inflammatory, anti-haemorrhoidal, haemostatic, expectorant, carminative, digestive, appetizer, stomachic, anthelmintic, liver tonic, aphrodisiac, emmenagogue, rejuvenating and tonic. Antimicrobial activity Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of ethanol extract of tuberous roots amorphophalpus Amorphophallus campanulatus were assessed.

In antifungal screening the compound showed small zones of inhibition against Aspergillus flavus, Aspergilus niger and Rhizopus aryzae.

Plant them amkrphophallus in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts, and give them some protection such as a cloche until they are growing away strongly. In Bihar it is used in oal curry, oal bharta or chokha, pickles and chutney. Central nervous system depressant activity was evaluated using Actophotometer and Rota-Rod apparatus. Dorai T, Aggarwal BB. A stout herbaceous plant with underground hemispherical depressed dark brown corm; leaves compound, large, solitary, petiole stout, mottled, cm long, leaflets