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Name: LariAnn Garner
south Florida, USA
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Mar 6, 2012 9:13 AM CST
This photo appears to depict a bloom of a Xanthosoma plant, possibly X. violaceum, not a bloom on Colocasia esculenta. If you could show a picture of the leaves on this same plant, I could confirm the ID.

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Name: Jean
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Mar 8, 2012 11:06 AM CST
LariAnn: I probably posted this in the wrong place. The picture is several years old, and for the last two winters, the leaves have been killed by the frost. Actually, my late brother dug the mother plant up in a friend's vacant lot, so it could be just about anything....As soon as I can get a decent picture of the leaves, I will post if for you.

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Name: Evan
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May 18, 2013 3:13 PM CST

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I've moved this photo to the general Xanthosoma entry for the time being.

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