Teilen. Blue-Green. Not us, unless you would like to pay us, TOO. The large cordate or sagittate leaves grow to a length of 20 to 90 cm on long petioles. The species can be grouped according to the shape of the blade. J. The leaves can grow up to 16 inches long. You owe it to yourself to get the most accurate information you can get. If you want to be able to correctly differentiate the three, then you need to nerd up and familiarize yourself with jargon and morphologies. Alocasia species Alocasia heterophylla Name Synonyms Alocasia manilensis Engl. Asking for plant identification on Facebook should always be your LAST resort. Genus name comes from the Greek words a meaning without and Colocasia the name of a closely allied genus, from which it was separated. Alocasia macrorrhizos besitzt übrigens die größten bekannten in der Pflanzenwelt vorkommenden einzelnen Blätter. Once you raise your standards, you'll begin to see fewer and fewer wannabes. Reference page. = Caladium heterophyllum C.Presl = Colocasia heterophylla (C.Presl) Kunth. This one is glossy with a smooth leaf surface varying from green to blue-grey. Most of these herbaceous species in the arum or aroid family (Araceae) that are offered as ornamentals belong to the genera Colocasia, Alocasia, and Xanthosoma, although there are others that have similar appearance and growth habits. The Zebrina is an Alocasia: along with similar-looking Colocasias, the family is commonly known as an Elephant Ear. Overcollection in the wild made the plant rare and costly after its introduction, but tissue culture has made it more widely available. If you require more information, details or photos of a particular plant, please don't hesitate to contact us, we are happy to help. Dark/Black. … Anyway, if you feel like gifting me a 'Corazon' then just drop me a message . €23,75. A popular subject in horticulture, Alocasia sinuata is a small-growing Philippine endemic with bullate, thickly coriaceous, shiny leaves. A popular subject in horticulture, Alocasia sinuata is a small-growing Philippine endemic with bullate, thickly coriaceous, shiny leaves. The catch bin, I'm-the-only-one-you-see species. And fun, because you'll pick up more new and interesting stuff as you browse along. This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines. The plants start out green then mature into a deeper green with almost metallic gray patina and with dark green sunken veins, resulting in a memorable foliage display of pure bliss. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It has been a long time since I had one in cultivation, but if I would hazard a guess, it's either a variant of A. boyceana or an undescribed species, assuming it is of wild origin, or maybe even a hybrid. Alocasia x amazonica care is not insurmountable by any means once you understand it. With its tiny, compact size, you can grow a Black Velvet anywhere. Dennoch sind die aus Australien stammenden Bäume keine idealen Zimmerpflanzen für Anfänger, weil die Pflege einiges … Die Alocasia braucht relativ viel Wasser und sollte dementsprechend gut bewässert werden. The spathe is green while the spadix is shorter than the spathe. Or, you can go to Pinterest. Which should result in more accurate plant identifications made only by qualified souls. The rapid leaf growth will be quite diminshed and the plant will likely remain as-is throughout the season. Both species have very large leaves, and both are called elephant’s ears. Anubias heterophylla Trivialname(n): Kongospeerblatt Synonym(e): Anubias congensis Familie: Aronstabgewächse (Araceae) Herkunft/Verbreitung: tropisches Afrika Weitere Informationen: k. Denn sonst entsteht Staunässe. The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 6745) with original publication details: Philipp. And ask again after you got an answer. Alocasia are stunning tropicals plants with arrowhead-shaped leaves. What's frustrating also is the fact that there's not a single blog that talks about the plant itself. They are arrow-shaped at their bases and stand upright, pointing skyward, unlike the leaves of Colocasia which droop and point toward the ground. Then why not go the extra mile and ask the person who provided the identification his reasons for thinking your plant is that plant? is a tuberous, herbaceous species. The Exotic Rainforest collection includes hundreds of Anthurium, Philodendron, Alocasia, . A deep green alocasia also know as the regal shield. A popular subject in horticulture, Alocasia sinuata is a small-growing Philippine endemic with bullate, thickly coriaceous, shiny leaves. 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