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A
ROIDS OF YUNNAN
Araceae






a collection of rare and interesting species

unidentified aroid species

Alocasia clypeolata

Alocasia sp.

Alocasia odora "blue" a local variety

Alocasia lanciloba, spear-shaped arrow leaf

Alocasia
macrorrhiza, elephant ear

Amorphophallus kachinensis

Amorphophallus konjac

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Amorphophallus yunnanensis

Arisaema sp.

Colocasia gigantea, giant taro

Colocasia lihengiae, a new species (Long Chun-Lin)

Cryptocoryne crispatula var. sinensis

Remusatia yunnanensis

Steudnera griffithi, golden sail

Steudnera colocasiaefolia, red sail

Typhonium jinpingense, artist's aroid

 

 

 

 

Alocasia macrorrhiza
Elephant Ear

If you love large leaves this is your plant. Designers who search for a foliage that attracts visitors of hotel lobbies, entrance halls, conference rooms may opt for this showy plant.
If you search for an equally large species which prefers much more shade and tolerates lower temperature, see Alocasia odora: sub-tropical variety.

It is easy to keep in both sun light or in shade. Give it good soil and make sure the pot is heavy and supports the weight of the plant. Daily watering is essential and in nature it is usually found close to mountain rivers. Due to its large consumption of water it can be used to increase humidity of rooms which otherwise would be too dry.


The plant tolerates mild frost, can be grown in the garden, and can get very old. Later it develops a treelike stem.




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Your ecologically friendly production of ornamental plants:
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Imagine, the traceability of your supply chain leads your customers to the tropical jungles of the Mekong river and to the Himalayan mountains where Tibet meets Yunnan. Immerged in diverse culture and rich biodiversity, your customers can visit the places and people where your organic products start from pristine soils, clean air, and where they support the livelihood of local ethnic communities.

Would this add to the sustainability and credibility of your company?

Would your trademark benefit from international research publications lauding your company's involvement in saving the rain forest?

If you are in the food, cosmetics, flower, herbal, and medical business, certifying your products as contributing to rain forest and biodiversity protection will be an advantage with a competitive edge.

The TianZi Biodiversity Centre is working with German Universities to design land use systems, which are bound to change paradigms: we promote rare agro-biodiversity species, manage complexity, and find alternatives to destructive forms of mono culture.

If all this is in line with your company's business concept - please contact us.

The TianZi Team.


Amorphophallus: surely the most spectacular aroid in our garden
look at it