What does alocasia mean?

alocasia meaning in General Dictionary

any plant of genus Alocasia having big showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish fruits

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  • any plant regarding the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish fruits

Sentence Examples with the word alocasia

In Arum the blade is simple, as also in the so-called arum-lily (Richardia), a South African species common in Britain as a greenhouse plant, and in Caladium, a tropical South American genus, and Alocasia (tropical Asia), species of which are favourite warm-greenhouse plants on account of their variegated leaves.

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