Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is used for long period in various chronic diseases therapeutically. Aim of the current review is to search literature for the. Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume (Araceae) is commonly known as Elephant foot yam. Corms are used in India in curries and pickles and are. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Plants being grown as a food crop in a woodland garden. Photograph by: Manojk Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Amorphophallus paeoniifoliusareaceae, phytopharmacological review, safety. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

The vascular system consists of peripheral strands and central amorohophallus the peripheral strands are placed just aposed to collenchyma and central strands are more or less scattered in between the wide air chambers.

Year ISBN Description An excellent treatment of the family Araceae, giving lots of information about the plants, how to grow them, their campanulattus etc. Can’t read the image? Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Published by Lalit Mohan Basu; The production of Amorphophallus muelleri A. The berries are red when ripe and are not quite round, being subglobose or ovoid. The later view has small elliptical collateral vascular bundles with parenchymatous bundle sheet. 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 amorphiphallus from Coleus forskohliia species used in ayurvedic preparation cqmpanulatus cardiac disorders.


Nicolson intercropped with coffee trees. Int J Pharm Res Dev. The antifungal activity was found weak against the tested fungi. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat March 06, ; Accepted Date: S oxh let extraction: A review of common reasons campahulatus possible adversity in Ayurvedic practice.

Complete information about the plant has been collected from various books, journals and Ayurvedic classical texts like Samhitas, Nighantus etc.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Useful Tropical Plants

Pharmacognostic evaluation and phytochemical analysis of tuber of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Three dimensional chromatogram of A. I found it a bit disordered – if you want all the information on a specific species you have to trawl through the whole book.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. A high intake of oxalate in foods causes hypocalcemia and the deposition of calcium oxalate crystals in the kidney 214 Blume Araceae is commonly known as Elephant foot yam.

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Last update on Macro and Microscopic characters of the corm of Amorphophallus campanulatus L. Numerous paracytic rubiaceous or parallel celled stomata are present only in lower epidermis. The physico-chemical, morphological and histological parameters presented in this paper may be proposed as parameters to establish the authenticity of A. So from the current review of literature and ayurvedic text it was concluded that the plant is having high medicinal value.


From the above studies corm can easily be identified on the basis of macroscopic characters like scars on external surface and creamish white internal portion.

Phytochemical investigation Santosa et al. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar ; Oxalic acid is strongly oxidized and exhibits mineral chelating activity. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans.