Alocasia × chantrieri André, Rev. Hort. is a hybrid of Alocasia cuprea K.Koch and Alocasia sanderiana W.Bull. Very thick, leathery leaves are dark grey-green in colour and their undersides showburgundy colouration. A tuberous, herbaceous plant.
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 × chantrieri
- Name: Alocasia × chantrieri André, Rev. Hort.Type: BulbForm: ChamaephytesFamily: AraceaeNative Range: a hybrid of A. cuprea and A. sanderianaZone: 11-12Habitat: hybrid/ cultivarHeight:30 to 90cmSpread: 30 to 50cmSun: Part shadeWater: MediumMaintenance: MediumLeaf: EvergreenTolerate: Semi Shade
Synonyms: = Alocasia bayeriana Engl. & K.Krause = Alocasia chantrieriana Rodigas = Alocasia leopoldii Engl. & K.Krause ≡ Alocasia splendens L.Linden = Alocasia splendens L.Linden ex Engl. & K.Krause