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Re: Hybrids??

  • 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" <pugturd50@hotmail.com> 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.

Jason Hernandez

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