Xanthosoma undipes
Elephant ear Hoja de pataARACEAE
Photos (c) Willow Zuchowski and ProNativas

Habit: Large herb

General Height: 1-3 meters

Slope: Montane, Atlantic

Sun or Shade: Partial shade, Sun

Inflorescence Colors: White, Green, Purple

Flower Pollination: Beetle

Fruit Display Colors: Green, Purple

Fruit Dispersal: Bat




Credits: The Electronic Field Guide to Native Ornamental Plants of Monteverde (c) 2007 Willow Zuchowski, ProNativas, EFG Project, UMass Boston