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Lasia spinosa, Dracontium spinosum, Lasia, Kohila

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 Lasia spinosa, Dracontium spinosum
Family: Araceae
Lasia, Kohila
Origin: Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea
Semi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistUnusual colorIrritatingEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Edible

Leaf blade sagittate, entire or pinnatifid, with aculei long veins on lower surface. Spathe greenish brown to purplish, to 55 cm long and slightly twisted.

The plant is harvested from the wild for its edible leaves and various medicinal uses. It is also sometimes cultivated as a vegetable crop along the margins of ponds.

Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, it belongs to a family where most of the members contain calcium oxalate crystals.


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 Lasia spinosa, Dracontium spinosum, Lasia, Kohila

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Lasia spinosa, Dracontium spinosum, Lasia, Kohila

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