Calathea warscewiczii

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    Calathea warscewiczii @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    Calathea warscewiczii @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
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    Calathea warscewiczii @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

Basic information

Flower Name
Calathea warscewiczii
Formal Name
Calathea warscewiczii
Alias
Calathea warscewiczii, Jungle velvet
Habitat
Costa Rica and Nicaragua
Morph

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What is Calathea warscewiczii

Calathea (scientific name: Calathea) is an endemic species of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, which is a non-cold-resistant and heat-resistant evergreen perennial of the family Caraceae. The plant height is 30 to 100 cm, and leaves are beautiful so it is used as a plants plant. Add flower stalks to the tip of flower stalks extending from the base of the leaves. A part of the leaf called a bract is dense and looks like a flower in the flower, but the actual flower is a small thing to peek through between the bracts. Since ordinary Kalatea flowers are not so beautiful to the left, they are not for ornamental use. Sunshine likes the bright shade. There are about 150 different varieties in Caratea.
Calathea warscewiczii is a kind of Caratea and originated in Central and South America such as Costa Rica. Leaves are velvet-like and dark green colored places contain light yellow feather patterns. Flower and calyxia are light yellow and feel like a soft cream.

Common name: Calathea warscewiczii, Scientific name: Calathea warscewiczii, Scientific name: Calathea warscewiczii, origin: Costa Rica and other Latin America, aka: Walshwettsie, Jungle velvet, : Leaf shape: long oval shape, leaf shape: velvet-like leaf edge: loose rippling, leaf color: dark green wing with light yellow feather pattern, flower color: light yellow (some red ones are available), calycean : Light yellow, flower color: white, flowering period: winter.

Detailed information

Order
Zingiberales
Family
Marantaceae
Genus
Galatea
Species
C. warscewiczii
Flower type
Non Generic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Other
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Pink, Cream, White
Season
JanDec
Height
50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
 ~

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