Alocasia amazonica


This is a cross of A. longiloba 'Watsoniana' A. sanderiana.
This name may be deceiving, because no Alocasia grow in the Amazon forests.
The name comes from the Amazon nursery, where it was brought into cultivation about the year 1950.
Some prefer to call it Alocasia 'Amazonica', because its parentage is doubtful.

General habit of a blooming plant.
An open inflorescence. Male flowers are connate into synandria.
A specimen with unusually elongate leaf blades.

Exotic Rainforest: Alocasia "Amazonica"
Krzysztof Kozminski: A. amazonica
Lester Kallus: A. amazonica
page created on 2002-02-19
last updated on 2013-06-26