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  Re: [Aroid-l] (maybe A. hypnosa?) Re: Alocasia ID
From: ALLAN TETZLAFF <atetzlaff at rogers.com> on 2007.07.30 at 19:43:02(16032)
I have A. hypnosa and it always has multiple leaves, the one in the ID request seems only to have a single leaf. As written below, the other obvious trait is the appearance above (and below) ground of the stolons which form bulbs by the end of the growing season. One other thing I note is that the leaves almost feel like latex, they're so rubbery..... AllanEugene Hoh wrote: Brian,Do you know if it sends out long runners at groundlevel? If so... perhaps it could be that'stoloniferous' Alocasia from SW China and Thailandthat was eventually called A. hypnosa - the pattern ofthe veins looks similar. That species is 'unusual' inthat it normally goes dormant in the winter/dryseason, and has a fat rhizome and rather thin leaves.Also,
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