Alocasia Reginula is the botanical name of Black Velvet Alocasia. Black Velvet Alocasia comprises lush, and black leaves with contrasting silver veins. The velvet-like leaves of Alocasia Reginula are a little rough to touch. Its height reaches up to 30-40 cm tall. It can harm both the human and animal body if ingested.
People usually ask us about the mystery behind its black color. The rough and apparently velvet leaf surface soaks all the light frequencies falling on them. It emits black shade in return. The white veins reflect all the light resulting in a prominent contrast on the leaf surface. You will be astonished to know that common green chlorophyll is found inside these charcoal-like leaves just like the green plants.
Black Velvet Alocasia is perfect for tabletop and office desks, as they add a sense of uniqueness too! If you want to have a look at other indoor plants to pair this up with, click here!