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Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID
  • From: "Alistair Hay" <ajmhay@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 07:26:20 +1100

I agree. At the back right of the pic you can see a linear series of infls apparently in a leaf axil - so Colocasia.

From:  LARIANN GARNER <AROIDIAN@worldnet.att.net>
Reply-To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject:  Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID
Date:  Fri, 29 Dec 2006 10:28:14 -0500
>This plant looks very much like Colocasia gigantea.  Due to the very
>large size when compared to the person standing nearby, only a few
>plants qualify.  It is clearly not a Xanthosoma, nor is it Alocasia
>"Borneo Giant".  The leaf venation and overall growth habit
>indicates to me that it is Colocasia gigantea.
>Attached is a picture of this plant for those who cannot access the
>Best regards,
>LariAnn Garner
>Aroidia Research
>StroWi@t-online.de wrote:
>>in theww.exoten-forum.de the following ID is wanted:
>>(Hope the URL works...)
>>Any ideas? The picture was taken in Indonesia....
>>Good identifying,
>>Aroid-l mailing list

><< alo3.jpg >>

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