Konjac

Amorphophallus konjac

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  • Konjac
  • Konjac
  • Flower name
    Konjac
  • Scientific name
    Amorphophallus konjac
  • Aliasコンニャクイモ, 蒟蒻, 蒟蒻芋, elephant foot
  • Place of originIndia
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Konjac

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.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Araceae
  • Genus
    Amorphophallus
  • Species
    A. konjac
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Fleshy inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Other
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colors Brown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower50.0 ~ 50.0 cm

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