Goeppertia roseopicta (Linden ex Lem.) Borchs. & S.Suárez, Syst. Bot. 37: 634 (2012). (syn: Calathea illustris (Linden) N.E.Br.; Calathea roseopicta (Linden ex Lem.) Regel; Calathea roseopicta var. illustris (Linden) Regel; Maranta illustris Linden; Maranta roseopicta Linden ex Lem.; Maranta wagneri Veitch ex Regel; Phyllodes roseopicta (Linden ex Lem.) Kuntze);
W. South America to W. Brazil (as per WCSP);
Calathea roseopicta (rose-painted calathea) is a species of plant in the family Marantaceae, native to northwest Brazil.
It is a clump-forming evergreen perennial growing to 50 cm (20 in). The large rounded leaves are dark green above, red below, marked heavily with cream or pink stripes “painted” along the veins and midriff, with feathered margins.
It is tender, with a minimum temperature of 16 °C (61 °F) required, and in temperate areas is cultivated indoors as a houseplant.
(From Wikipedia on 13.8.14)
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Araceae- Calathea roseopicta ‘Medallion’ from California-GSAUG31: 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Calathea roseopicta ‘Medallion’ photographed from Sunnyvale, California
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Araceae- Calathea roseopicta from California-GSAUG31 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Calathea roseopicta (Linden) Regel
Photographed from Sunnyvale, California
Id of an ornamental herb : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 6 mb.
Request for identification of an ornamental herb from Mahe. Photographed in December, 2019.