Wild Flowering Plants
Alocasia macrorrhizos (Linnaeus) G. Don in Sweet, Hort. Brit. (ed. 3) 631. 1839.
Bas.: Arum macrorrhizon Linnaeus (1753).
Malanga. Giant (upright) tayo.
Naturalized common robust herb of swampy lowland areas.
Possibly native to Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka
There is a cultivated variegated variety – giant upright elephant ear.
Does not seem to form flowers or fruits.