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Re: Alocasia melo

  • Subject: Re: Alocasia melo
  • From: "Peter Boyce" <p.boyce@rbgkew.org.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 10:29:05 -0500 (CDT)

Hi Steve

Nice to hear from you.

Alocasia 'Black Velvet' ('Blackie') now has an official identification:  
A. reginula

For interest, herewith a list of Alocasia cvs and their official names.

Alocasia 'Elaine' = A. reginae
A. 'Black Velvet' = A. reginula
A. 'Blackie' = A. reginula
A. 'Hana' = A. reversa
A. 'Green Shield' = A. clypeolata
A. 'Green Cuprea' = A. clypeolata
A. 'Samar Lance' = A. scalprum
A. 'Quilted Dreams' = A. sinuata
A. 'Bullata' = A. sinuata

Best wishes


Peter Boyce
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond, Surrey
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