Identification: Is this a fern? if not what?

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  1. martin lizama

    martin lizama Active Member

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    Found this huge plant leaves which a thought is a fern. Not sure
     

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  2. Eric La Fountaine

    Eric La Fountaine Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    martin lizama Active Member

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    I was looking around the plant and discovered a dried flower and you are right it is a some type of alocasia. Thank you for your help.
     
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    Michael F Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Perhaps Skunk-cabbage Lysichiton? Not sure if that occurs in Chiapas though.
     
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    Anthurium, birds nest type
     

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