Re: Alocasia cucullata
These observations on A. cucullata are interesting considering that there
is a clone in S. Fla. that has foliage that is crinkled around the edges.
Dr. Birdsey says that he believes that it is an aborant form of A.
cucullata... Now, it seems that A. cucullata is an aborant form....
>My observations seem to conform to your assertion that it doesn't occur wild.
>So far I've never found Alocasia cucullata away from human settlements.
>All of the plants I've seen so far in Hong Kong and in Guangdong province
>are either grown in pots, or at the edge of "Fung Shui" woods outside the
Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
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