Alocasia princeps (purple Cloak) is a tropical species of Alocasia native to Borneo. This species is known for having large hastate foliage with a silver to gray leaf. The under sides of the leaves are purple to maroon in color. As a house plant in a pot the plant normally grows 1 to 3 feet tall but in the tropics plants can reach 4 to 6 feet.
Plants sold in 4 to 4 1/2 inch pots.