- Subject: Re: Hybrids??
- From: StellrJ@aol.com
- Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 13:55:01 -0500 (CDT)
In a message dated Tue, 23 Oct 2001 12:47:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time, "brian williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hello! I read in a e mail and on a website that Alocasia Hilobeauty was a
> cross between a caladium and a Colocasia?
If so, then it is not an Alocasia; if designated by any genus at all, it would have to be Colocadium or Caladiocasia or some such melding of the two. Alocasia is a valid genus of its own, which cannot be created by hybridizing other genera.