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  Colocasia 'Black Magic'
From: "Alan Galloway" <alan at unity.ncsu.edu> on 1997.08.12 at 18:11:47(1047)
I tend to agree with all those that seem to think that this plant is a sport
of Colocasi esculenta. I obtained my original plant 5 or 6 years ago as
C. 'Jet Black Wonder' and it has done superbly out in the garden ever since.

A couple of years ago I saw a picture of this plant in a book and it was
mislabeled as well, but it also listed the person's name that brought it in
to this country. With a little detective work I tracked down this person
and he gave me the low-down on how it came into existence.

Since I haven't obtained permission from said person, I don't think it
would be courteous for me to publish his name in this forum, but here's
what he said:

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