This is a spectacular rare elephant ear that originally was available only to the Hawaiian Royalties. The 3' tall leaves are heavily spotted with paint-like white flecks. The markings are random and no two leaves are the same. Some of the leaves may have white spots as large as half of the leaf (right photo) and others have freckles.
Spotted in the Aroid House at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois on February 2, 2019.
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