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Re: Alocasia cuprea ID needed

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: Alocasia cuprea ID needed
  • From: Krzysztof Kozminski <kk@kozminski.com>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 14:56:34 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, Don Martinson wrote:

> I have a small plant that I received labeled as Alocasia cuprea.  It 
> is pictured at the following:
> http://www.execpc.com/~llmen/alocasiacuprea.jpg
> The veination doesn't seem as deeply set as plants I've seen and the 
> underside of the leaf is definitely not red-violet (per Hortus III). 
> Is this plant misidentified or do these features take time to develop 
> more fully?

Your plant looks to me very similar to Alocasia clypeolata (see

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