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Cunjevoi

Cunjevoi
Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

Cunjevoi: Alocasia brisbanensis

  • All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the rhizome.
  • Red fruits are produced which are juicy and sweet smelling, but contain a highly toxic alkaloid.
  • Yellow-green flowers are also produced, which are fragrant with a pervasive rose-like scent.
  • Has large spade shaped leaves which are soft green in colour and form a clump one to one and a half metres in height.
  • This plant grows in wet or poorly drained areas in rainforests and adjacent areas.
  • Is found in Australia and throughout South East Asia.

 


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