Identification of Alocasia and Colocasia

asagaoman(9a)January 30, 2014

Please let me know if this ID information is correct.

Alocasia / stem attaches at edge of leaf

Colocasia / stem attaches in center of leaf

Attached alocasia pic seems to affirm this.

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pic of colocasia stem attachement

    Bookmark   January 30, 2014 at 7:33PM
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Jewel Alocasias (reginula, melo, etc.,) also have petioles joining the leaf blade at the centre (or actually just off centre).

    Bookmark   January 31, 2014 at 8:00PM
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