Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris'


Many names are used in reference to this taxon, see links at the bottom of the page.
The only acceptable name by botany is C. esculenta 'Illustris', there are no recognizable natural varieties.

It is hardy without protection in the UK.
photo © Lou Smith
photo © Produktiva
A juvenile plant.
An adult plant.
photo (1-5) © Taylor Holzer

The IAS: Colocasia antiquorum
Lester Kallus: Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'
Dave's Garden: Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'
Fine Gardening: Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris'
Krzysztof Kozminski: Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'
Hardy Tropicals UK: Colocasia 'Illustris'
Tropicos: Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorum, Colocasia antiquorum
Tropicos: Colocasia antiquorum var. illustris, Colocasia esculenta var. illustris
Tropicos: Colocasia esculenta var. fontanesii, Colocasia antiquorum var. fontanesii
page created on 2007-03-16
last updated on 2011-08-24