Alocasia plumbea

Van Houtte 1875

A large species with dark purple/brown leaves. Also a green-leafed form exists.
It is very close to A. macrorrhizos, sometimes even regarded as a synonym of the latter.

photos (1-3) © Barb Michelle Sporcich
In a garden in Nicaragua, foto (4-5) © Alberto Gonzalez

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last updated on 2007-05-11