Very rarely offered for sale, the stunning Alocasia reginae N.E.Br. comes from Borneo and is a small herb with erect petioles growing in a rosette. Leaf lamina in almost a straight line to the petiole. The leaf blades are deep blue-grey with darker venation and the backs of the leaf are red-purple when mature.
Genus name comes from the Greek words a meaning without and Colocasia the name of a closely allied genus, from which it was separated.
- Name: Alocasia reginae N.E.Br.Type: BulbForm: Hemicryptophytes or ChamaephytesFamily: AraceaeNative Range: BorneoZone: 12-13Habitat: limestone outcrops in swampy forest at Mulu and perhaps elsewhere in NE SarawakHeight: 30 to 40cmSpread: 30 to 40cmSun: Part shadeWater: MediumMaintenance: MediumLeaf: EvergreenTolerate: Semi Shade
Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-6822; NCBI taxonomy ID : 1132802; IPNI plant ID : 84234-1; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 5329879; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1097713; WCSPF ID : 6822; Plants of the World online ID : urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:84234-1; IRMNG ID : 11230555; iNaturalist taxon ID : 430628; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000949927
Synonyms: no synonyms recorded