Ctenanthe lubbersiana (E. Morren) Eichler


Herb to 0.6 m or so tall. Leaves in clusters towards the tips of the stems, linearoblong to about 25 cm long, 10 cm wide, green with yellow variegations above, pale green below, the tip with an abrupt point. Swollen articulation (pulvinus) on the membranous sheath. Flowers white.


Source: Spencer, R. (2005). Marantaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Zingiberales
family       Marantaceae
genus        Ctenanthe Eichler