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


thanks for everyone's input!

I take Peter's answer as the final ID, and hope that people suggesting
another species don't mind ;-)

Good growing,

-----Original Message-----
> Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 23:20:58 +0100
> Subject: Re: Re: [Aroid-l] Alocasia or other genus ID
> From: "Peter Boyce" 
> To: "Discussion of aroids" 

> 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.
> Peter

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