Xanthosoma lindenii has been renamed to Phyllotaenium lindenii. This Caladium leaves usually have unequal basal lobes.
The cultivar ‘Magnificum’ has leaves with white veins and white marginal lines.
Xanthosoma genus (yautia or tannia) is native to the New World tropics. There are about 45 perennial herbs in this genus.
The leaves frequently have pointed bases with either one or two points. Sometimes the leaves have lobed bases.
There are now eight species established in greater North America.
The cultivar 'Magnificum' has leaves that have broader silvery white veins and edging along the margins.
An improved form of elephant ear differing by having its yellow patterned and deep-green leaves,
beautiful and broadly veined with a cream to white color, and pale line just inside of the margin.
This is an ornamental, evergreen herb, which grows from rhizome with its showy arrow-shaped, thin-leathery leaves.
This plant produces tubers and loses most of its leaves when it goes dormant.
Plant thrives in a mixture containing a large percentage of peat moss while still allowing water to drain well.