Plant ID forum: Elephant Ear (Xanthosoma)

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Kentucky (Zone 6a)
Jul 2, 2015 8:24 PM CST
I ordered an Alocasia Nigra Bulb from and this is what I got. Does anyone know the name of it?
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Jul 2, 2015 11:30 PM CST


Let's see if @eclayne can help with that.
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Jul 3, 2015 6:38 AM CST


Thanks Sue. Hi pondcrazy, this is a Elephant Ears (Xanthosoma) (Xanthosoma) A picture of the leaf stalk might help to zero in on which one.
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Kentucky (Zone 6a)
Jul 3, 2015 9:40 AM CST
I doesn't have a very big stalk yet. I ordered the bulb, it was suppose to be a Plumbae Taro and they sent the wrong bulb.

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