The flowering stem protruding from the main plant is properly called an Inflorescence.
In the lower "bluging" end of the inflorenscence is a small Spadix containing hundreds
of flowers which may be male, female, or bixesual.
If the flowers pollenate, they will produce a seed that will be orange in color. I discovered my first seed in 1998. Almost like Dogwood seed, they are covered with a meaty covering that I removed prior to planting. Give the seeds about two weeks or so and you will see new plants growing. I used Oasis rooting cubes until they sprouted and rooted then placed the young plants into small 4 inch square pots. I will eventually share pictures of the new plants.
New plants also shoot off of the tubers from nodes, similar to an eye of a potato.
New plants produced from the nodes start as small "suckers" or "plantlets". These new plantlets are not mature enough to produce a flower as of yet. When the plantlets are separated from the mother plant, and produce a tuber of their own, they will eventually grow to a larger size and produce an inflorescence. For an Alocasia Macrorrhiza to flower, the tuber needs to be about 2 inches in diameter.
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