Alocasia macrorrhiza

Giant taro

5 m. 16,4 f.
Family: Araceae

Genus: Alocasia

Evergreen, perennial herbaceous plants, cultivated for their large heart-shaped leaves. They grow in humus-rich, deep, moderately moist, well-drained soils and in part shade.
They are cultivated in containers, mostly indoors. Propagated by root cuttings.
Alocasia macrorrhiza
Large green leaves, more than 1 meter (3 feet) long. Edible rhizome and shoots.