Colocasia antiquorum Schott

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 17

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Colocasia antiquorum Schott
status

 

Colocasia antiquorum Schott 

Names.

Myanmar: mahuya-pein, pein, pein-u. English: taro, kalo, dasheen, eddo.

Range.

Java. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Use.

Juice, Corm: Skin irritant.

Notes.

In India the tuber is hemostatic on injuries, cuts, burns, and honey bee stings ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Colocasia