Amazon Mask, Alocasia amazonica

Chinese Evergreen

FAMILY:
Araceae

ORIGIN:
Hybrid

DESCRIPTION:
Waxy, dark blackish-green, arrow-shaped leaves with bright white margins rhizomatous perennial grows to about 2 ft. in height

CULTIVATION:
Prefers high humidity; bright indirect light

PROPAGATION:
Divide rhizomes or offsets

COMMENTS:
There is great controversy regarding the origin of this plant which is thought to be a hybrid, however, listing it as Alocasia x amazonica is also posted as being incorrect.

 

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