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  Re: [Aroid-l] RES: Amorphophallus konjac
From: "Derek Burch" <derek at horticulturist.com> on 2010.03.07 at 21:19:18(20714)
A sneak peak into Dr. Misra’s article on kojac culture in China gives
on local names, although he does not commit on the origin of them:

“Konjac (Amorphophallus konjac syn. A. rivieri) is an important
crop grown in China, Japan, Indonesia, and elsewhere in subtropical
Other local names include: Japanese: konnyaku; Chinese: pinyin, and it
also known as konjak, konjaku, devil's tongue, voodoo lily, snake palm,
elephant yam (though this name is also used for A. paeoniifolius).”

Enjoy his whole article in Volume 33 of Aroideana that will be out in


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