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Re: [Aroid-l] ID please
From: "Bluesea" chammer at cfl.rr.com> on 2006.05.24 at 14:46:51(14303)|
James, I noticed the dark leaved Alocasia in the photo behind the Caladium
you asked about. What are you calling that plant? I have grown it a long
time and have seen various names for it. I know it as A. plumbea, but I've
seen it listed as a 'Dark Form' of plumbea since there seems to be a very
in size, shape and habit with olivey green leaf, metallic light lavender|
color on reverse, and light tan petiole with brown specks. The latter for
me is much faster and hardier than the dark form. Perhaps this is not a
Does anyone know the name of the light form of Alocasia I describe, if it is
not in fact a 'Light Form' of plumbea??
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