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

  • Subject: Re: Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID
  • From: "Peter Boyce" <botanist@malesiana.com>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 06:20:58 +0800

This is Colocasia gigantea; while most folks know it as a medium to large plant, in the wild it can get very large indeed, rivalling Alocasia robusta. Note the distinctive waxy white petioles and rather pale leaves and, just visible, the fans of sequentially produced inflorescences.


----- Original Message ----- From: <StroWi@t-online.de>
To: "aroid-L" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 6:38 PM
Subject: FW: Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID


I forgot to tell you that you have to open the attachment in post #10 of
the ttread:

Or maybe this links works now:



-----Original Message-----
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 11:17:24 +0100
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID
From: "StroWi@t-online.de"
To: "Discussion of aroids"

Hi Marek,

try the following link; it should work without registration...


I probably copied the former when I was logged in.
The forum's system told you,
that you tried to modify a post from another member
or (what is more likrly)
that your account was not was not aktivated yet.

However, I think, that the plant is Colocasia gigantea; but I wonder
why this species in not listed in the aroid.org species list.


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