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RE: Alocasia cucullata flower


Can you provide a photo.  I can tell you this much...  It is not an
inflorescence.  An inflorescence will come out of the apical meristem of
the plant... within the sheath of the leaf.

Did you use potting media that had hosted another plant?
Dewey

>A week back I asked for info on . . ."
>
>Can anyone point me to a photo of the bloom/inflorescence for Alocasia
>cucullata?
>In the pot with my plant is a small, prehistoric-looking shoot (1-1/2") with
>a very geometric-looking, nodding head on it (3/8" dia.) in dark brown to
>black. At first I thought it to be some type of fungus bloom. It is very
>sturdy and is sprouting right up alongside the Alocasia stem. I have not dug
>down to find its source as of yet."
>I received no replies from anyone. The little guy is still getting bigger,
>but no sign of opening as of yet.
>Any ideas?
>Tim




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