Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 10, Number 2 (1987); Pages 17-19
Phytochemistry and Chemotaxonomy of the Araceae
By R. Hegnauer
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Many Aroids taste painfully acrid and are toxic. Nevertheless the family yields a number of tropical food crops and many ornamental plants. Phytochemistry and chemotaxonomy of Aroids is discussed.