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see arumarum,
common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones.
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Sweet flag Acorus calamus is a native of Asia and North America, is known as Vacha in Sanskrit and Vasampu in Tamil.
From the root zone of sweet flag a pinch of soil is taken and mixed in water, serially diluted and plated in an agar medium for isolating microorganism.