Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis'

Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis' is a cultivar of Alocasia sanderiana W.Bull. It is considered one of the jewel alocasias. Its foliage is very deeply lobed, which gives it a vey unsusal look for an Alocasia plant. The high-contrasting midrib and primary veination, adds to its very striking look. An easy to grow plant provided the right conditions.


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 sanderiana 'Nobilis'

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  • Name: Alocasia sanderiana 'Nobilis'
    Type: Bulb
    Form: Chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: Phillipines
    Zone: 12
    Habitat:  cultivar
    Height: 30 to 50cm
    Spread: 30 to 50cm
    Sun: Part shade to full shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers (Alocasia danderiana): Freebase ID : /m/026q86g PlantList-ID : kew-6832 IPNI plant ID : 84242-1 Tropicos ID : 50246391 NCBI taxonomy ID : 491965 GBIF taxon ID : 5329946 Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1101565 ARKive ID : alocasia-sanderiana ITIS TSN : 811063 EPPO Code : ALDSA iNaturalist taxon ID : 327368 TAXREF ID : 629051 WCSPF ID : 6832 Plants of the World online ID : IRMNG ID : 10942233 Flowers of India ID : Kris Plant Microsoft Academic ID : 2778273742 CAB ID : 20156 World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000950036 Open Tree of Life ID : 185462

    Synonyms (Alocasia sanderiana): = Alocasia sanderi Pynaert = Alocasia sanderiana var. nobilis André = Alocasia urdanetensis Elmer ≡ Schizocasia sanderiana (W.Bull) Engl.