Definition of Amorphophallus rivieri

1. Noun. Foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix.

Exact synonyms: Devil's Tongue, Snake Palm, Umbrella Arum
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Genus Amorphophallus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amorphophallus Rivieri

Amoebina
Amoebotaenia
Amon
Amon-Ra
Amontillado
Amor
Amorgos
Amorite
Amorites
Amoritic
Amorpha californica
Amorpha canescens
Amorpha fruticosa
Amorphophallus campanulatus
Amorphophallus paeonifolius
Amorphophallus rivieri
Amorphophallus titanum
Amors
Amory
Amos
Amoss' sign
Amounderness
Amoxil
Amoy
Ampere's law
Ampere's postulate
Amphibolips
Amphicarpa
Amphicarpa bracteata
Amphicarpaea

Literary usage of Amorphophallus rivieri

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1. Gartenflora: Monatsschrift Fur Deutsche und Schweizerische Garten- und by Eduard Regel (1902)
"Herr Direktor Lackner bemerkt, dass man amorphophallus rivieri seiner schönen Blätter wegen in Paris vielfach als ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1902)
"... amorphophallus rivieri. Further research will very likely prove that it is of much wider distribution in bulbs and tubers. Hence mannose seems destined ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"After growing at the amorphophallus rivieri. rate of several inches a day, it expands into a large palm-like leaf, 79. Inflorescence and bit of leaf of of a ..."

4. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1884)
"It is considered by Engler as a variety of amorphophallus rivieri, of Cochin-China, of which horticultural periodicals have given several illustrations in ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1906)
"amorphophallus rivieri.—Large parenchymatous cells, associated with much mucilage; starch compound 6.5 to 3.90, the components very minute; raphides are ..."

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