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Scientific name of Giant Taro: Alocasia Indica
Name of Giant Taro in different languages:
English: Elephant Ear taro, Great-Leaved Caladium
Sanskrit: Manakanda, Manak Mahapatra, Dirghadal, Mahacchada, Mahatpatra, Pankanca
Malayalam: Chembu ചേമ്പ്
Elephant Ear Taro (Alocasia Macrorrhizos) is a herbaceous flowering plant grows up to 4.5 m tall, stem is large and along, big leaf are arranged at the end of the stem and green in colour, with waved margin, shaped like elephant's ear, size up to 75 cm with the help of a mid- rib, heart shaped and tapered apex, flowers are yellow. Roots are white and long with root hairs; rhizomes are the useful part of the plant.
Useful plant parts: leaf, rhizome
Anti oxidant, Anti-microbial, and Hepato protective.
Chemical content: Alocacin