Characters as those of Colocasia but with the following differences: Plants with well developed elongated rootstocks, basal lobes of leaves acute and basal placentation. Ovules and seeds few.
c. 70 specie, mainly Indomalayan. Represented in Pakistan by 1 cultivated species.
Alocasia macrorhiza (Linn.) G. Don
Alocasia indica (Lour.) Spach = Alocasia macrorhiza (Linn.) G. DonArum indicum Lour. = Alocasia macrorhiza (Linn.) G. DonArum macrorhizum Linn. = Alocasia macrorhiza (Linn.) G. Don
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