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Identification of Alocasia and Colocasia

Posted by asagaoman 9a (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 30, 14 at 19:20

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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RE: Identification of Alocasia and Colocasia

pic of colocasia stem attachement

RE: Identification of Alocasia and Colocasia

Jewel Alocasias (reginula, melo, etc.,) also have petioles joining the leaf blade at the centre (or actually just off centre).

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