Upright Elephant Ear, Giant Taro, Wild Taro
Alocasia macrorrhizos 'Mae Chang'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alocasia (a-loh-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: macrorrhizos (mak-roh-RY-zos) (Info)
Cultivar: Mae Chang

Category:

Bulbs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Greenwell Springs, Louisiana

Richmond, Texas

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On Oct 3, 2008, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

The lovely EE died back last winter but returned and has grown well. It is still potted but I will transplant inground now that I know it is quite the performer. I purchased mine in the 2007 Buried Treasures coop.