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Colocasia. Taro

Colocasia esculenta




La Manga. Foto nº 4 tomada en agosto 2010

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Isabela 2 years ago

Thank you very much Peter24 for ID.

Peter24 3 years ago

This a narrowly peltate Alocasia which is often mistaken for Alocasia macrorrhizos, the common' elephant ear'.

A. odora is often traded as an ornamental plant, and tolerates wide temperature range. It is widespread in mainland SE Asia from NE India to E Asia and as far north as Taiwan and southern Kyushu in Japan.

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Murcia, Spain

Spotted on May 30, 2011
Submitted on May 30, 2011

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