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Article: The Big Ears - Spotlight on Colocasia and Xanthosoma: Elephant ear article

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SuzanSkylark
Pipersville, PA
(Zone 6b)

June 30, 2008
3:37 PM

Post #5182298

Only one of the 2 varieties you named are shown in the on-line article (I assume it was the Colocasia)
LariAnn
Miami, FL
(Zone 10a)

October 10, 2009
10:33 PM

Post #7155763

The thumbnail picture is the Colocasia; the picture in the article body is the Xanthosoma.
stella
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7a)

April 5, 2010
7:43 AM

Post #7681150

There is also a good article from Plant Delights Nursery about Elephant ears at http://www.colocasiaelephantear.com/
TropicalGardener
West Palm Beach, FL
(Zone 10a)

April 7, 2010
6:26 AM

Post #7686182

The referenced picture, which I also couldn't see in the article by LariAnn, may be traced back to a photo by Tau'olunga, displayed on Wikipedia, with others showing Flora of Tonga. It is captioned, "Xanthosoma sagittifolium (talo futuna) plantation on Tongatapu" and it is attached/inserted here. BTW: My browser is Windows Internet Explorer.

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