EPPO Global Database

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius(AMUCA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AMUCA
  • Preferred name: Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
  • Authority: (Dennstedt) Nicolson

Notes

India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), New Guinea, Australia (Northern). Cultivated as a vegetable and as a glasshouse ornamental. Introduced in Madagascar and various Pacific islands


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxburgh) Decaisne
Amorphophallus sativus von Blume

Common names
Name Language
elephant foot yam English
elephant yam English
telingo potato English
voodoo lily English
white-spot giant arum English
Glockendickkolben German
amorphophallus campanule French
yóu bǐng mó yù Chinese
疣柄蘑芋 Chinese