Alocasia melo, another exotic plant from the family Araceae, genus Alocasia. This plant from the Alocasia genus comes from Kalimantan, to be precise from Malaysia.
Alocasia melo has leaves that are wide, thick and hard, in Indonesia this plant is often referred to as “Badak taro” or “Alocasia rhino”, probably because of its thick and rough skin. This exotic appearance makes this plant always a favorite plant and the target of Alocasia fans.
Alocasia melo A. Hay
The color of the leaves of Alocasia melo is silvery dark green. Another characteristic, the presence of small spots that protrude above the surface of the leaves, giving rise to a rough texture like sandpaper.
The number of leaves of Alocasia melo in good and healthy condition can be as much as 4 leaves, but mostly only 3 leaves.
Alocasia melo really likes shady and humid places, and does not like open and hot places.