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Alocasia macrorrhizos (L.) G. Don
Pai, Giant Taro

Alocasia macrorrhizos
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Araceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Asia; cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Alocasia macrorrhizos available from :

Alocasia macrorrhizos has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Alocasia macrorrhizos has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only


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Alocasia macrorrhizos
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr