Definition of Alocasia macrorrhiza

1. Noun. Large evergreen with extremely large erect or spreading leaves; cultivated widely in tropics for its edible rhizome and shoots; used in wet warm regions as a stately ornamental.

Exact synonyms: Giant Taro
Generic synonyms: Alocasia, Elephant Ear, Elephant's Ear



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alocasia Macrorrhiza

Alnico
Alnilam
Alnitak
Alnus
Alnus crispa
Alnus glutinosa
Alnus incana
Alnus maritima
Alnus rhombifolia
Alnus rubra
Alnus rugosa
Alnus serrulata
Alnus veridis
Alnus veridis crispa
Alnus vulgaris
Alocasia macrorrhiza (current term)
Aloe ferox
Aloe vera
Aloeaceae
Alogian
Alogians
Aloha State
Alois Senefelder
Alonso
Alonzo
Alopecurus
Alopecurus pratensis
Alopex
Alopex lagopus
Alopiidae

Literary usage of Alocasia macrorrhiza

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1. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"dry-land elephant ear (Alocasia macrorrhiza). ... a variety of giant taro (Alocasia macrorrhiza). ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Alocasia macrorrhiza. JARED G. SMITH and GW OLIVER. COLOCYNTH. See Citrullus. COLOR. The range of simple colors common among flowers is not a very extensive ..."

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