岩芋 Hitchhiker elephant ear(Remusatia vivipara)
Remusatia vivipara is a rupicolous or epiphytic herb,arising from an underground tuber around 2–4 cm in diameter and coloured vivid red. Its bulbils are scaly and ovoid, around 5 mm long, scales ending in hooked prickles. The leaf is solitary, is broad and peltate. R.vivipara very rarely flowers. Spathe is leathery, 10–13 cm long with an ovoid tube which is green. Spadix is clavate and creamy white with the flowers unisexual and congested, female at base, male at tip, separated by sterile flowers in the middle.Fruits a cluster of berries.
|Sunlight Demand:||Full sun or partial shade|
|Soil Condition:||Peat Moss|
|Purchase Size:||Height Approximately 3.9 - 5.9'' (10-15cm)|