8 Alocasia Varieties That Will Bring The Tropics To Your Home

Alocasia Amazonica

Known for its striking dark green leaves with prominent white veins, Alocasia Amazonica is a popular choice for indoor gardens.

Alocasia 'Black Velvet'

This variety features velvety dark leaves with contrasting silver veins, adding a touch of elegance to any space.

Alocasia 'Stingray'

Named for its unique leaf shape resembling a stingray, this variety has large, glossy leaves with a pronounced elongated tail.

Regal Shields

With huge, shield-shaped leaves and a deep green color, 'Regal Shields' makes a bold statement as a focal point in indoor gardens.

Alocasia 'Zebrina'

Also known as the Elephant Ear 'Zebrina,' this variety has striking striped stems and large arrow-shaped leaves, adding a tropical flair to interiors.

Alocasia 'Calidora

'Calidora' features enormous leaves with a shiny surface and a deep green color, creating a dramatic and lush appearance.

Alocasia 'Frydek'

'Frydek' is characterized by its dark green leaves with silvery-white veins and a velvety texture, adding texture and visual interest to indoor spaces.


Commonly known as Giant Taro or Elephant Ear, 'Macrorrhiza' features enormous leaves and can grow to impressive sizes, making it a stunning tropical centerpiece.

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