Taxon profile


Devil's Tongue
Amorphophallus konjac K. Koch

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales »  family Araceae - aroids »  genus Amorphophallus - amorphophallus

Scientific synonyms

Brachyspatha konjac (K. Koch) K. Koch
Conophallus konjak Schott
Conophallus konniaku Schott ex Fesca
Amorphophallus mairei H. Lév.
Amorphophallus nanus H. Li & C.L. Long
Amorphophallus palmiformis Durand ex Carrière
Amorphophallus rivieri Durand ex Carrière
Tapeinophallus rivieri (Durand ex Carrière) Baill.
Hydrosme rivieri (Durand ex Carrière) Engl.
Proteinophallus rivieri (Durand ex Carrière) Hook.f.

Other names

= Elephant Foot
= Elephant-yam
= Konjak
= Konjaku
= Leopard Palm
= Snake Palm
= Umbrella Arum
= Voodoo Lily


Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Amorphophallus rivieri Durieu]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012

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