Flower Database

Konjac

Basic information
Flower Name
Konjac
Formal Name
Amorphophallus konjac
Alias
蒟蒻, 蒟蒻芋, elephant foot
Habitat
India
Morph
Years of grass
Comment
Elephant foot,scientific name:Amorphophallus konjac, is a perennial herb of theDepartment Araceae Amorphophallus genus native to India. Spadix surrounded by Purple black who bracts in 5 or 6 years, black-purple flowers bloom. Corms of the edible parts, and crushing and refining this powder made from kneaded with water, mixed with limy, braised 'Amorphophallus' is cemented. Also, stringy thin omelet, shirataki says. Shirataki in addition, Itcomnyak or that itkon there, I had weight differences and differences in the manufacturing process, but the same both are now engaged in the process. However, as a customary designation in the Kansai and Kanto, seems to call Itkon, Shirataki, respectively.Many fiber was Amorphophallus is low calorie and diet foods are.
Common name: Elephant ,Scientific name:Amorphophallus konjac,also known as : Konjac potato,Konjac, Origin: India, distribution: Kanto Japan-Southeast Asia stem length: 100 cm, black purple, small leaf oval seeds: flowers.
Detailed information
Order
Alismatales
Family
Araceae
Genus
Amorphophallus
Species
A. konjac
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spadix
Petal shape
Leaf type
Other
Leaf edge
Feather-formed incision
Flowering place
field
Color
Brown, Violet
Season
May
Height
100  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
50  ~ 50