Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Plants being grown as a food crop in a woodland garden. Photograph by: Manojk Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is a PERENNIAL growing to m (2ft 7in). It is hardy to zone (UK) The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (Dennst.) Amorphophallus paeoniifolius var. campanulatus Sivad., Taxon (), not validly publ.

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Seeds almost as large as the fruits.

A corm and a flowering spathe Photograph by: So from the current review of literature and ayurvedic text it was concluded that the plant is paeoniifilius high medicinal value. Int J Pharm Sci Res. Similarly, phenobarbitone at the dose level of 0. Medicinal plants culture, utilization and phytopharmacology, Li.

Last update on Indian materia medica includes about drugs of natural origin almost all of which are derived from different traditional systems and folklore practices. Amorphophallus paeoniifoliusareaceae, phytopharmacological review, safety. Particulars of pharmacological activities, phytochemical isolation, toxicity studies etc. Srikanth2 Mahvish Jamal3 and Manish Wanjari 4. Year ISBN – Description Terse details of the medicinal properties of Nepalese plants, including cultivated species and a few imported herbs.

In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Smartphone users quickly have information on paeomiifolius plant directly for the pfaf.


Evaluation of Analgesic activity of methanolic extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tuber by tail flick and acetic acid-induced writhing response method.

Morphological studies were done to determine paeoniifoilus characteristics of leaves.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Wikipedia

The leaves are also eaten and are used to make a special leaf based curry. Altitudinal range near sea level. It is also cultivated in Srilanka. In al most all the traditional medical systems, the medicinal paeoniiifolius play a major role and constitute their backbone.

QR Code What’s this? The root is carminative, restorative, stomachic and tonic[, ].

The traditional and ethnomedicinal literatures showed that the plant is very effective and safe for medicinal uses. Interestingly, the market demands for medicinal herbs is likely to remain high because many of the active ingredients in medicinal plants cannot yet be prepared synthetically.

A detailed pharmacognostic morphological, anatomical work and quantitative microscopic standards for the leaves of A. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

A phytopharmacological review on an important medicinal plant – Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Seed – best sown in a pot in a warm greenhouse as soon as it is ripe and the pot sealed in a plastic bag to retain moisture. Grows in monsoon forestvine thickets and rainforest. The veins parallel, meeting at the ends forming intra marginal veins.

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More research is needed to isolate the constituents responsible for the biological actions. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. The midrib has a thin epidermal layer of circular to rectangular cells with thin walls, centrally made up of wide air chamber, thick masses of sclerenchyma cells and parenchyma cells. The berries are red when ripe and are not quite round, being subglobose or ovoid.

Details of commercial cultivation, planting material production and about a unique Revolving Fund Scheme run by the author are paeoniifoliue in the website. Disc diffusion technique was used for in vitro antibacterial and antifungal screening.

Pharmacological studies Toxicity studies Dey et al. Isolation and characterization of Secondary Metabolite from Amorphophallus paeoniifolius for Hepatoprotective activity.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Top view of the flowering spathe. Complementary and alternative medicine: Publisher Dorling Paeoniifollus, London. Antimicrobial activity Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of ethanol extract of tuberous roots of Amorphophallus campanulatus were assessed.

A phytoconstituent amblyone, a triterpenoid from A.