Alocasia



noun
any of various tropical plants of the genus Alocasia See aroid
Historical Examples

Edible but itchy root, grown as ornamental and wild: alocasia macrorrhiza.
A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan John U. Wolff

The alae replied: “It is in the leaf of the a-pe plant” (alocasia macrorrhiza).
Hawaiian Folk Tales Various

A new plant, modelled like the Caladiums, the alocasia Metallica, excited him even more.
Against The Grain Joris-Karl Huysmans

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