Solomon's lily / اذن الفيل / لوف /

اللوف الفلسطيني / المِرود / حنون العبد / ذان الفيل / زند العبد / طرف العبد / لوف فلسطيني / ليف / مكحلة العجائز / مكحلة الغولة / ميل العبد /

Arum palaestinum Boiss.

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Edibility and usage

Edibility
Edible
Edible part
  • Leaves
Preparation
  • Cooked with eggs
  • Rolled leaves
  • Soups
Blooming period
March to April
Foraging period
January to April
Seed collection period
June to July
Potential medicinal uses
  • Antacid
  • Anthelmintic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial
  • Tonic
  • Vulnerary
  • Diuretic

Description

Perenniality
Perennial
Petal colour
  • No perianth
Leaf type
  • Entire
Life form
  • Geophyte
Foliage
Deciduous

Scientifc data

Genus
Arum
Family
Araceae
Wikidata item
Q2866021
GBIF Item
Arum palaestinum Boiss. (5330523)
Conservation status (IUCN)
Least concern

References

  1. Arum palaestinum Boiss. in GBIF Secretariat (2021). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2022-04-10.
  2. Imseeh Tesdell, O., Othman, A., Othman, Y., Dowani, Y., Shqeirat, R., Bamieh, Y., Tesdell, E., Khouri, S.(2018).Palestinian Wild food plants.Ramallah(English and Arabic)
  3. Zohary, Michael. Flora Palaestina. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1972.
  4. Crowfoot, Grace Mary Hood. From Cedar to Hyssop; a Study in the Folklore of Plants in Palestine. London, Sheldon Press; New York and Toronto, The Macmillan Co., 1932.
  5. Temple, Augusta A. Flowers & Trees of Palestine. Society for promoting Christian knowledge, 1929.
  6. Hinnawi, Nadeen Sadeq Abdullah. “An Ethnobotanical Study of Wild Edible Plants in the Northern West Bank,” 2010.
  7. Ali-Shtayeh, Mohammed S., Rana M. Jamous, Jehan H. Al-Shafie’, Wafa’ A. Elgharabah, Fatemah A. Kherfan, Kifayeh H. Qarariah, Isra’ S. Khdair, et al. “Traditional Knowledge of Wild Edible Plants Used in Palestine (Northern West Bank): A Comparative Study.”
  8. عراف، ش.،عمر،ر.،اسعد، ص.(1995).مساهمة في دراسة نباتات البلاد(الحلقة الاولى).ترشيحا:مركز الدراسات القروية.(عربي)

Citation

Arum palaestinum Boiss. in Barari platform (2024). Barari Flora Taxonomy. https://barari.org/species/469 accessed via barari.org on 7/16/2024.

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