Alocasia reginula also known as Black Velvet or Jewel Alocasia is a relatively small Alocasia with big, lush, almost black leaves and contrasting, silver veins. The leaves of Alocasia Reginula look velvet-like but are a little rough to touch.
Alocasia reginula ‘Black Velvet’ is a pretty miniature house plant. The Alocasia reginula grows up to 30-45 centimeters high and its almost black arrow-shaped leaves look like velvet, but are smooth to the touch. On the leaf silver-white veins are found. Alocasia reginula can be kept as a house plant or terrarium plant. Alocasia reginula is originally found in Malaysia and Borneo. The meaning of its Latin name 'Reginula' is 'Little queen'.