Leaf blades oblong-ovate, the margins and primary lateral veins violet (more pronounced on lower surface); stalks to 2 m long, violet with a waxy bloom. Spathe to 30 cm long, the tube violet and waxy, the blade yellow.
Widely cultivated and naturalised in the tropics.
Source: (2005). Araceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.